Can you get lead poisoning from sanding old paint?

Attempting to sand lead paint off a surface will release lead contaminated dust into the air. If you are not properly protected, you can end up breathing in this lead  … Read more

What happens if you breathe in lead paint dust?

Breathing in lead dust is a possible source of lead poisoning. Repeated lead exposure can hinder brain development in children and damage the kidneys and nervous system.

Can I just paint over lead paint?

Lead-based paint cannot be contained by normal paint you would get at the store, there is a specific type of paint designed for encapsulating lead. We recommend speaking with a  … Read more

What can I use to remove lead paint?

If your home contains lead-based paint, you can remedy and/or reduce the risk of lead-contaminated dust hazards by: (1) removing the lead-based paint from the home; (2) covering the lead-based  … Read more

Can Ledizolv help with lead contaminated soil?

Lead-contaminated soil abounds in playgrounds, parks and backyards. Lead-contaminated soil poses a threat when children play in it and put their hands or other objects covered with this soil into  … Read more

What household items might present a lead hazard?

Some household items that contain lead-contaminated dust hazards include imported vinyl mini-blinds and imported or antique toys or furniture. Many vinyl mini blinds manufactured in Mexico and Asia contain lead.  … Read more

Where am I likely to encounter lead outside of the home?

The most common source of lead poisoning in adults is lead-contaminated dust found in work environments. Some lead related jobs and work environments include: Battery manufacturing Automotive parts manufacturing Automotive  … Read more

Why shouldn’t I use phosphate-based lead cleaners or cleaners with TSP?

All phosphates, including trisodium phosphate (TSP) are excessively damaging to the environment, particularly lakes and rivers. More than 19 states and several counties in 15 other states limit the phosphorous  … Read more

What is different between normal dust and lead contaminated dust?

Regular indoor dust tends to contain a mix of sloughed-off skin cells, hair, clothing fibers, bacteria, dust mites, bits of dead bugs, soil particles, pollen, and microscopic specks of plastic.  Lead-contaminated dust  … Read more

Why is Ledizolv a better product compared to the ones I see at big box stores?

Ledizolv was the first scientifically formulated lead-specific detergent designed to remove lead contaminated dust.  Ledizolv was introduced in 1993 in response to increased demand for lead dust removal products. Ledizolv  … Read more

How often should I be cleaning with Ledizolv?

For in place management of lead contaminated dust, clean lead contaminated surfaces every few weeks. For lead remediation work, use Ledizolv to clean up dust at end of day, remove  … Read more

How much Ledizolv do I need? How much do I dilute it?

A 16 oz bottle will clean the floors and walls of a small apartment.  A gallon bottle will clean the floors and walls of a small house.  A 5 gallon  … Read more