Global report on the status of legal limits lead in paint

EU & international information
International
English
2016

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

Sector / Industry covered: 
Manufacture of paints, varnishes and similar coatings, printing ink and mastics
Painting and glazing
Provider: 
United Nations Environment Programme
Tasks covered: 
Applying Surface Coatings
Handling Chemicals
Hazard - physical state: 
Liquids
Substance Description: 

Lead used in paints

CAS Number: 
7439-92-1
EC number: 
231-100-4
Purpose of the material: 
Policy paper
Report
Target group: 
Policy makers

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