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QUEZON CITY – A toxics watchdog group pushed for consumer vigilance to counter the illegal sale of aerosol or spray paints for general use laden with high concentrations of lead.

http://www.mindanao-sun.com/ecowaste-urges-vigilance-against-unlawful-sale-of-aerosol-paints/

The EcoWaste Coalition pleaded for vigilance after detecting dangerously high lead levels in 13 new spray paints ahead of the seventh anniversary of the groundbreaking Chemical Control Order for Lead and Lead Compounds issued by the Department of Environment and Natural Re

Environmental health, child health advocates, governments, and paint industries are coming together this week from October 25 to 31 for the International Lead Poisoning Prevention Week of Action.

https://myrepublica.nagariknetwork.com/news/stakeholders-urge-government...

KATHMANDU, Oct 30: Environmental health, child health advocates, governments, and paint industries are coming together this week from October 25 to 31 for the International Lead Poisoning Prevention Week of Action.

The Philippines marks this year’s International Lead Poisoning Prevention Week (ILPPW) with the historic phase-out of paints containing lead additives as backdrop.

https://asiapacificcoatingsjournal.com/news/philippines-beats-2020-phase-out-deadline-for-lead-containing-paints

The ILPPW, which will take place from October 25th until the 31st, is an initiative of the UN-backed Global Alliance to Eliminate Lead Paint with this year’s edition focusing on the need to accelerate progress towards the global phase out of lead paint through regulatory and legal measures.

Para limitar el contenido de plomo en recubrimientos y pinturas, y prohibirlo en artículos destinados al uso infantil, el senador Ricardo Monreal presentará una iniciativa que establezca un máximo de ese metal en la elaboración de dichos productos.

https://morena.senado.gob.mx/2020/08/05/ricardo-monreal-propone-limitar-...

Para limitar el contenido de plomo en recubrimientos y pinturas, y prohibirlo en artículos destinados al uso infantil, el senador Ricardo Monreal presentará una iniciativa que establezca un máximo de ese metal en la elaboración de dichos productos.

The International Lead Poisoning Prevention Week of Action is an annual event held every fourth week of October to raise awareness about the hazards of lead and lead paint. In 2018, events to mark the week were held in at least 50 countries. Of these, thirty-five events were organized by IPEN NGOs in 32 countries.