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Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program

    

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Los Angeles County                 Department of Public Health
Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program
5555 Ferguson Drive, Suite 210-02
Commerce, CA 90022
(800) LA-4-LEAD
Fax (323) 890-8736
lead@ph.lacounty.gov

 

 
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Toys

Product Recalls (link to Consumer Product Safety Commission website)

Toys and Childhood Lead Exposure (link to CDC website)

List of Waste Haulers for Toy Disposals

Lead-Paint Toys Aren't the Biggest Risk - 9/23/2007

Mattel Recalls 9 Million Toys - 8/14/2007

Educational Kits Recalled Because of Lead Hazard 7/24/01

 

Food/Home Remedies/Candies

CHDP Warns Not to Eat Certain Red Vines Candy products (Expanded List) - 09/07/2012

CHDP Warns Not to Eat Certain Red Vines Black Licorice Candy - 08/22/2012

CHDP Warns Not to Eat Certain Licorice from North Carolina - 08/09/2012

CHDP Warns Consumers Not to Eat Gold Plum Candy Imported From Taiwan - 07/20/2012

CHDP Lead in Chinese Ginger Candy 09/21/2010

Joel Grover Investigation:  'Contaminated Water?' - 4/25/2008

CHDP Warns Consumers Not to Eat Chaca Chaca Chacatrozo Candy (Mexico) - 4/17/2008     Spanish

CHDP Warns Consumers Not to Chew the Gum Contained in Dulces Yosi Megapack (Mexico) - 3/27/2008  Spanish

CHDP Warns Consumers Not to Eat Tamanlorin Candy and Barrichicle Mini Chewing Gum (Mexico) - 3/11/2008  Spanish

CHDP Warns Consumers Not to Eat Bibi Rainbow Chewing Gum Confection, Tamanzela Candies and Tarritos Candies (Mexico) - 2/7/2008

Folk Medicines Contain Lead - 1/22/2008

CHDP Warns Consumers Not to Eat De La Pulparindo Candy - 7/20/2007

Pictures of De La Pulparindo Candy

CHDP Warns Consumers Not to Eat De La Pulparindo Candy (Spanish)- 7/20/2007

State Health Department Warns Consumers Not to Eat Three Brands of Lead-Contaminated Candy from Mexico () - 5/9/2007

Pictures of Lucas Limon, Lucas Limon Con Chile, and Tama Roca Banderilla

State Health Department Warns Consumers Not to Eat Three Brands of Lead-Contaminated Candy from Mexico (Spanish) - 5/9/2007

L.A. City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo Secures Settlement to Remove Lead from Soft Drinks - 3/27/2007

Pepsi Agrees to Get the Lead Out of Labels - 4/22/06 

State Health Department Issues Health Warning on Lead-Contaminated Chapulines (Grasshoppers) - 11/13/03

FDA Warns Consumers about Use of "Litargirio" - Traditional Remedy that Contains Dangerous Levels of Lead - 10/2/03

Unusually High Lead Levels Found in Medication Made in India - News Release on 9/12/03

Removal of "Tama Roca" Candy from 30 Long Beach Markets - 2/20/02

Warning on Lead Contaminated Candy from Mexico - 4/26/01

 

Household Products

Product Recalls (link to Consumer Product Safety Commission website)

New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services Calls for Federal Action on Potential Lead Hazard Posed by Artificial Turf - 4/24/2008

Christmas Lights Found with Potentially Unsafe Levels of Lead - 12/11/2007

Popular Lipsticks Test Positive for Lead - 10/12/2007

CHDP Advises Consumers Not to Use CDPH Lunch Boxes (English)- 9/20/2007

CHDP Advises Consumers Not to Use CDPH Lunch Boxes (Spanish)- 9/20/2007

Lead in Children's Lunch Boxes - A Back to School Warning - 8/31/05 

Burning Candles Could be Hazardous to Your Health - 3/1/00

 

Jewelry

Lead in Jewelry - New Law (link to California Department of Substances Control)

 

Other News/Reports

FDA Broadens Access to Lead Screening Test that Gives Immediate Results - 9/18/2006

Senate Bill 460 (SB 460)- January 2003

The Changing Face of Lead Poisoning Prevention - Senate Bill 460

 

 
 
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