The History of New York Lead Paint Poisoning Law

Lead paint was sold and used in this country for much of the twentieth century. Although New York was one of the first cities to legally ban the sale of lead paint in 1960, a total nationwide ban did not happen till 1978. Today, even though the use of is virtually nonexistent because of New York poisoning laws, buildings and houses built before 1960 still perpetuate the threat of lead

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