How am I exposed to lead in household items and imported goods?

  • Cooking or serving food in containers made of lead or glazed with lead-based paints.
  • Using lead-based cosmetics.
  • Using dietary supplements and spices containing lead.
  • Putting lead-based jewelry into your mouth.
  • Chewing on toys that contain lead.
  • Chewing on cribs, windowsills, or other furniture and swallowing lead-based paint chips.