Consumer Products Recall information:

CDC: Lead in Food & Consumer Products
US Consumer Product Safety Commission recall information
Mattel/Fisher-Price toy recall
Thomas the Tank Engine recall
Recall of Fun Express Children's Toy Given Away at Libraries
Photos of toys and other children's products recalled because of lead Click for information on lead-poisoning programs by state


Lead sources may include: paint chips, dust, & soil in or around older (pre-1978) buildings older painted objects leaded glass, crystal, pewter, & ceramic dishes (more likely in painted china & in pottery from Latin America, the Middle East, & India) herbal/traditional remedies & cosmetics from other countries candy from Mexico toys & trinkets
Doctors and Public Health, click here to learn how the LeadCare II system can help you meet your state's blood-lead screening requirements.