Lead Poisoning - For more information


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National Center for Environmental Health. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Mail Stop F-29, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Atlanta, GA 30341-3724. (888) 232-6789. http://www.cdc.gov/nceh/ncehhome.htm .

Office of Water Resources Center. Environmental Protection Agency. Mail Code (4100), Room 2615 East Tower Basement, 401 M St. SW, Washington, DC 20460. (800) 426-4791. http://www.epa.gov/ow/ .

Web sites

"Lead Poisoning Prevention Outreach Program." National Safety Council's Environmental Health Center. [Online]. http://www.nsc.org/ehc/lead.htm (accessed on October 22, 1999).

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