Booklet on the Dangers of Lead and Protecting Your Family From Lead-Based Paint Hazards Updated.

The Protect Your Family From Lead in Your Home booklet has been updated.

The booklet is jointly produced by the United States Environmental Protection Agency, The United States Product Safety Commission, and the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Simple Steps to Protect Your Family from Lead Hazards

  • Health Effects of Lead
  • Check Your Family for Lead
  • Where Lead-Based Paint Is Found
  • Identifying Lead-Based Paint and Lead-Based Paint Hazards
  • Checking Your Home for Lead
  • What You Can Do Now to Protect Your Family
  • Reducing Lead Hazards
  • Renovating, Repairing or Painting a Home with Lead-Based Paint
  • Other Sources of Lead
  • Where to Find More Information

Protect Your Family is also available in Spanish, Vietnamese, Russian, Arabic and Somali
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