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The bottom line is that there is no excuse for lead to be used in any kind of consumer products.
At higher levels lead poisoning can lead to blindness, kidney failure, coma, and death.
Over time, high blood pressure can lead to heart attacks and strokes.
But because lead use has such a long history, pollution added at least as much lead to the environment during ancient times as it has since the industrial revolution, says Renberg.
In areas with strict enforcement, failure to remediate lead-contaminated properties can lead to criminal charges, tort relief for victims, publication of the addresses of contaminated buildings, and notification of other tenants and mortgage- and lien-holders.
Both alleles were positively associated with decreased bone lead concentrations, and neither affected the relationship of blood or bone lead to ALS.