A network of experts in reproductive and children’s environmental health

What's New > Prevention of Childhood Lead Toxicity | From the American Academy of Pediatrics

Prevention of Childhood Lead Toxicity | From the American Academy of Pediatrics

posted on Jun 21, 2016

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Council of Environmental Health (CEH) has released a policy statement, Prevention of Childhood Lead Toxicity, summarizing evidence-based, cost-beneficial guidance for managing increased lead exposure in children and reducing sources of lead in the environment. The AAP CEH stresses that future policy be focused on primary prevention of childhood lead toxicity.