Lead testing kits are useful products to have around the house. For the sake of our children’s health and well-being, we need to check if the surfaces they come in contact with at home are free from lead contaminants. After all, lead exposure is very dangerous to young children.
There are many lead testing […]
Lead exposure is hazardous to your health. While lead poisoning generally does not show any signs or symptoms until it is too late, the damage it could cause to your body are severe and irreparable. Illnesses caused by lead poisoning include anemia, infertility, damage to the brain and nervous system, and high blood pressure.
Around a decade or so ago, lead poisoning in the workplace and at home became a common problem in the United States. Thus, as early as 1991, the United States government began issuing regulations concerning lead exposure for children and for adults at work. These regulations are strictly enforced, especially in industrial companies where […]
Testing for lead in your home is a very important task that you may have to undertake when you have young children or pregnant women living in your home. The presence of lead in your drinking water or in your house paint can poison you over time. In young children and in unborn babies, […]
Test for Pesticides in Drinking Water
It is highly recommended for people to test for pesticides in their drinking water even if they live deep in urbanized areas and far away from farmland. That is because pesticides can seep into the soil and travel to other areas.
Pesticides can cause various health problems when […]
Recent studies have shown that lead in paint is the most common way for both children and adults to be afflicted with lead poisoning. While lead-based paint is no longer commercially available in the United States, it nonetheless poses a problem to people living in homes built during the 1960s or earlier.
It was […]
It would not be surprising to find minute amounts of arsenic in our drinking water. After all, arsenic occurs naturally in the environment. It is a semi-metallic element that is found in the soil and in rocks. It also comes as a byproduct of industrial and agricultural products.
Exposure to high levels of arsenic […]
Lead in drinking water has always been a major concern with health authorities in the last few decades. The reason behind this is that lead poisoning is now proven to be dangerous or even fatal in extreme cases. Children are especially susceptible to lead poisoning because the lead in their systems can build up […]