lead hazard

Definition of "lead hazard"
  1. A threat to health caused by the breaking down of lead-based products such as paint or solder, which results in lead dust or contamination of drinking water, potentially causing brain damage
How to use "lead hazard" in a sentence
  1. The landlord was cited for allowing a lead hazard to exist in the apartment building.
  2. A home inspection revealed a possible lead hazard due to old, deteriorating paint.
  3. Government regulations help protect against lead hazards in public water supplies.

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