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Where can I get more information about lead?

  • National Lead Information Center Hotline: (English and Spanish) 1.800.424.LEAD (1.800.424.5323)
  • EPA’s Safe Drinking Water Hotline: (English and Spanish) 1.800.426.4791 (for information on labs certified to test for lead in water and on water filters)
  • Centers for Disease Control web site

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