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Childhood Lead Poisoning Publications

Note: Most of these documents refer to a blood-lead level of 10 micrograms per deciliter (μg/dL) as the CDC level of concern for adverse health outcomes in children. This terminology is outdated and readers are referred to the ACCLPP recommendations of 2012. However, the 2012 document does not recommend changes to the guidelines for the evaluation and treatment of children requiring chelation (BLLs ≥ 45 μg/dL) published here.

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Note: These documents refer to a blood-lead level of 10 μg/dL as the CDC level of concern for adverse health outcomes in children. This terminology is outdated and readers are referred to the ACCLPP recommendations of 2012. However, the 2012 document does not recommend changes to the guidelines for the evaluation and treatment of children requiring chelation (BLLs ≥ 45 μg/dL) published here.

  • Preventing Lead Poisoning in Young Children [PDF - 2.59 MB](2005) - This is the fifth revision of the statement on Preventing Lead Poisoning in Young Children by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This revision accompanies a companion document, developed by the Advisory Committee on Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention which reviews the scientific evidence for adverse effects in children at blood lead levels below 10 µg/dL.
  • Preventing Lead Poisoning in Young Children (1991)** - The fourth revision of the statement on Preventing Lead Poisoning in Young Children by the Centers for Disease Control.
  • Preventing Lead Poisoning in Young Children [PDF - 3.59 MB] (1985) ** - The second revision of the statement on Preventing Lead Poisoning in Young Children by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
  • Preventing Lead Poisoning in Young Children [PDF - 2.83 MB] (1978) ** - The first revision of the statement on Increased Lead Absorption and Lead Poisoning in Young Children by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
  • Increase Lead Absorption and Lead Poisoning in Young Children [PDF - 1.49 MB] (1975) ** - A statement on Lead Poisoning in Young Children by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

** These documents are being kept on this website for historical purposes and are no longer in print.

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Primary Prevention Guidelines:

Note: These documents refer to a blood-lead level of 10 μg/dL as the CDC level of concern for adverse health outcomes in children. This terminology is outdated and readers are referred to the ACCLPP recommendations of 2012. However, the 2012 document does not recommend changes to the guidelines for the evaluation and treatment of children requiring chelation (BLLs ≥ 45 μg/dL) published here.

Screening and Case Management Guidelines:

Note: These documents refer to a blood-lead level of 10 μg/dL as the CDC level of concern for adverse health outcomes in children. This terminology is outdated and readers are referred to the ACCLPP recommendations of 2012. However, the 2012 document does not recommend changes to the guidelines for the evaluation and treatment of children requiring chelation (BLLs ≥ 45 μg/dL) published here.

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