Childhood Blood Lead Reductions Following Removal of Leaded Ceramic Glazes in Artisanal Pottery Production: A Success Story

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Donald E. Jones, MS; Mario Covarrubias Pérez; Bret Ericson; Daniel Estrada Sánchez; Sandra Gualtero; Andrea Smith-Jones, MS; Jack Caravanos, DrPH, CIH;
(2013)
  • Publisher: Pure Earth
  • Journal: Journal of Health and Pollution (issn: 2156-9614, eissn: 2156-9614)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5696/2156-9614-3-4.23
  • Subject: artisan | ceramics | soil lead | remediation | Mexico | small-scale | blood lead | Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering | TD1-1066

Background. Lead exposure within artisanal ceramics workshop communities in Mexico continues to be a major source of childhood lead poisoning. Artisanal ceramics workshops expose children through direct ingestion, contaminated soil, and food prepared in lead-glazed pott... View more
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