Intensive and very expensive attempts to prevent death of condors from lead by
other methods have not been successful.
Such heavy reliance on lead by
the Romans has prompted some to speculate that lead poisoning contributed to the empire's fall.
Cold water is preferred because warm water enhances the absorption of lead by
opening the pores of the skin.
Children become exposed to lead by
chewing on windowsills, lead paint chips or inhaling lead dust generated when opening and closing painted windows.
Half of all the printed circuit boards used in Fujitsu's products will be free of lead by
the end of 2001.
Nation and colleagues administered 8- and 16-milligram (mg) doses of lead by
gavage to adult female rats starting 30 days before breeding them.
Before 1950, house paint contained up to 50% lead by
weight, and currently children in 26 million households live in housing built before 1950 (3).
Lead paint typically contains around 50% lead by
The recommendation was to follow lead-safe practices in the ongoing remodeling work to prevent intake of household lead by
2] allele increases red blood cell binding of lead, and so probably decreases the relative deposition of lead in critical target organs, possibly protecting against the toxicity of lead by
increasing the amount of legal excreted in urine.