Is lead based paint harmful to adults
Boiling water does not remove lead from water. Lead was also once used in paint and gasoline and is still used in batteries, solder, pipes, pottery, roofing materials and some cosmetics. Soil may also be contaminated from past use of leaded gasoline in cars, from industrial sources, or even from contaminated sitesincluding former lead smelters. Lead poisoning and health. Signs and symptoms usually don't appear until dangerous amounts have accumulated.