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All of the following are true of lead as an environmental hazard except?

a. Paint in toys is an important potential source of lead exposure.

b. The higher the blood lead levels the more severe the biological effects due to lead poisoning.

c. Paint in homes is no longer a source of lead exposure since lead is no longer allowed in paint.

d. Exposure to lead may come from food, water and air.

  • Public Health - ,

    http://www.health.ny.gov/environmental/lead/sources.htm

    I'll be glad to check your answer.

  • Public Health - ,

    I believe the answer is C because since lead based paints have been banned since 1978, then not many homes or toys will be left that contain a sufficient amount of lead to be harmful to your body.

  • Public Health - ,

    I disagree. Apparently you didn't read the link I posted.

  • Public Health - ,

    Then I'm guessing B since it is the only one that doesn't pose a potential threat to the environment but to you. And it is also not found to be a potential way to contaminate others

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