How Can One Encounter Lead in Daily Life?

  1. Drinking water: From lead pipes or fixtures, especially in older homes.
  2. Soil and dust: Contaminated by lead particles from various sources.
  3. Consumer products: Some imported items like toys, jewelry, and cosmetics.
  4. Occupational exposure: Certain jobs like construction or battery manufacturing.
  5. Folk remedies and cosmetics: Some traditional products may contain lead.

To reduce risk, be cautious around these sources, especially for children and pregnant women. Regular cleaning and avoiding putting lead-containing items in the mouth can help. If concerned, consult a healthcare professional for testing and guidance.