Lead can be present at high levels in paint, especially in the over 100 countries that still allow the manufacture, import and sale of paints containing lead. Lead is a cumulative toxic element particularly harmful to young children and pregnant women. 

The purpose of the Lead in Paint CoP (learn more about Lead in Paint here) is to support all practitioners working to eliminate lead paint such as the Global Alliance to Eliminate Lead Paint (Lead Paint Alliance). The community of practice will help share knowledge, latest research and developments, learn what representatives from different sectors are doing to phase out lead in paint and provide access to expertise on various topics related to lead in paint.

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Past sessions

Online discussion: Transitioning to paints without added lead: guidance and experience in reformulation
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Online discussion: Lead Paint Testing: Case Studies of Impact
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