Submitted by ToxicsLink on Mon, 10/29/2018 - 11:38
Sourse: Devdi scourse , New Delhi, Oct 27, 2018
Thirty-two paint samples were analysed and varied levels of lead (15 ppm to 1,99,345 ppm) were observed in all tested samples. The prescribed limit is 90 PPM (parts per million).
A recent study by Delhi-based environmental NGO Toxics Link has found varied levels of lead in enamel paint samples collected from Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Jharkhand and Manipur.
Inclusion of several suggestions by Toxics Link in the revised bio-medical waste management rules, 2016
State level Workshop on Bio-Medical waste management conducted in Rajasthan in Collaboration with Rajasthan SPCB & State Department of Health & Family Welfare
Lead in paint
Mandatory Standard for Lead in Paint
Ten years long campaign, many study reports and continuous follow-up and meetings with different stakeholders including respective ministries resulted into "Mandatory Standard for Lead in Paint" for the country.