2022 Update on the Global Status of Legal Limits on Lead in Paint

Type of item
EU & international information
Country
International
Year of publication
2023

English

Description

This report presents a comprehensive global overview of legal paint controls, merging the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM) data and additional analysis. It is a comprehensive legal analysis of 128 countries conducted by legal researchers based on 29 legal indicators that examine the substantive and procedural aspects of lead paint controls. This analysis assesses legally binding controls applicable to all types of lead paint, including lead paint used in workplaces and industrial settings. This report presents information on the lead paint controls of different countries. It also provides citations and links to country-specific documents describing their lead paint controls.

Other data

Provider
Provider name (English)
World Health Organisation
Provider name (Original)
World Health Organisation
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Tasks covered
Applying Surface Coatings
Handling Chemicals
Biological hazard
Not applicable
Hazard - physical state
Liquids
Hazard - health effects
Not applicable
Exposure route
Not applicable
Substance Description

Lead used in paints

CAS Number
7439-92-1
EC number
231-100-4
Prevention measures
Not applicable
Purpose of the material
Policy paper
Report
Target group
Policy makers