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Lead content of lip balms: A cross sectional convenience sample with exposure assessment estimating an average daily intake for young children

  title={Lead content of lip balms: A cross sectional convenience sample with exposure assessment estimating an average daily intake for young children},
  author={Julie Grunklee},
Lead remains one of the largest environmental toxins affecting children today (Costa, et al., 2004). It is associated with lower IQ, learning difficulties, decreased economic potential and other negative health effects and social behaviors (Kordas et al., 2006). In the United States (U.S.), high amounts of lead remain in and immediately around housing built before 1978 (Tarragó, 2015) as well as a variety of other sources, including cosmetics such as lip balms, that are marketed to the most… 

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