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A Toxics-Free Future


New booklet released for IPEN's African Lead Paint Elimination Project

A new booklet titled, "Eliminate Lead Paint: Protect Children's Health" has been released in conjunction with the African Lead Paint Elimination Project. This booklet introduces the serious and irreversible effects of lead on human health, and outlines how people can be exposed to lead, the economic impacts of lead paint exposure, sources of and alternatives to lead paint, and a framework for eliminating lead paint. Brief information about lead paint in the four countries involved in the Project (Cameroon, Ethiopia, Ivory Coast, and Tanzania) is also provided.

Please go here for more information about the Project.