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Lead in Home Remedies

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February 13, 2009

8.5x11 fact sheet.

This publication is for parents who may use traditional home remedies when their children are sick. It describes the danger when the remedy contains lead and describes various home remedies that are known to contain dangerous levels of lead. It also includes information on seeking medical attention and having children tested for blood lead levels.

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Families and parents, Racial and ethnic minorities
Contact Information
Teresa Lohr
Washington State Department of Health
Division of Environmental Health
Phone: 360-236-3014
Fax: 360-236-2250