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Lead

Summary and Assessment of Published Information on Determining Lead Exposures and Mitigating Lead Hazards Associated with Dust and Soil in Residential Carpets, Furniture and Forced Air Ducts, EPA 747-S-97-001, December, 1997

Presents the findings of a literature review on information concerning lead in dust within residential carpets, furniture (including upholstery and window treatments), and forced air ducts.

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