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IPEN

A Toxics-Free Future

South Africa

groundWork is the NGO that IPEN and Toxics Link partnered with in South Africa for this project.

Results from National Sampling   

No.Samples - 29
Median ppm - 11
% > 90 ppm - 65
%>600 ppm - 62
Average (ppm) - 19862
1. All paint samples received from South Africa were enamel paints.
2. Some 65.5 percent of the total samples had lead concentrations more than 90 ppm.
3. Some 62 percent of the total samples had lead