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  1. The longer-term effectiveness of residential lead paint abatement.

    Article - En anglais

    Residential lead-based paint and settled dust are important sources of lead exposure in U.S. children.

    Scant information exists on the long-term effectiveness of altemative lead abatement practices.

    In this extended (1.5-3.5 years) follow-up study of comprehensive abatement, 179 wipe dust samples were collected in 13 occupied dwellings for which preand immediately postabatement (clearance) dust lead data were available.

    Dust lead loadings (mg/m2) 1.5 to 3.5 years postabatement were 16,10, and 4% of preabatement levels for floors, window sills, and window wells, respectively.

    Furthermore, 78% of readings remained within Maryland's interim clearance standards, indicating that sustained reductions of dust lead hazards were achieved in comprehensively abated dwellings located in older unabated housing areas.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Plomb, Métal lourd, Peinture, Logement habitation, Toxicité, Facteur risque, Enfant, Homme, Prévention, Réduction, Epidémiologie, Maryland, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Poussière, Pollution intérieur

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Lead, Heavy metal, Paint, Housing, Toxicity, Risk factor, Child, Human, Prevention, Reduction, Epidemiology, Maryland, United States, North America, America, Dust, Indoor pollution

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0600178

    Code Inist : 002B03L05. Création : 09/06/1995.