Childhood Lead Poisoning
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Childhood Lead Poisoning Publications and Resources


  1. The Consequences of Missing Children With Elevated Blood Lead Levels [2018]
    Madrigal D, Roberts E
  2. Assessing Child Lead Poisoning Case Ascertainment in the US, 1999-2010 [2017]
    Roberts E, Madrigal D, Valle J, King G, Kite L
  3. Analysis of multiple-variable missing-not-at-random survey data for child lead surveillance using NHANES. 2016
    Roberts E, English P
  4. Cost of Childhood Environmental Health Conditions Report
    Tracking California


CDPH Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Branch

Provides resources to parents, health care providers, and other stakeholders interested in learning more about lead exposure and lead poisoning. Links to resources available in California.

The CDPH Food and Drug Branch

Provides information on lead in candy.

CDPH Occupational Lead Poisoning Prevention Branch

Provides information for employers, workers, and others on how to prevent lead poisoning in workers.

California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC)

Provides information on lead in jewelry. Manages the clean-up efforts at near the former Exide battery recycling facility in Vernon, CA.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Provides data, information, and resources on childhood lead poisoning at the national scale.

CDC National Environmental Public Health Tracking Network

Provides surveillance data on childhood lead poisoning cases from participating states at the county level.

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

The EPA provides information on lead in paint, dust, and soil, including basic information about lead poisoning.

Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)

Provides information regarding the safety of consumer products. Lead-related product recalls and information may be found on their website.

National Center for Healthy Housing

Provides information and resources on how to eliminate childhood lead poisoning, includes promising policies and research.

Healthy Homes Collaborative

Provides information and resources on how eliminate environmental health threats, such as lead, in homes and communities. (Site currently under construction)