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Where can you find a pamphlet explaining the dangers of lead paint?

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency provides a free printable pamphlet outlining the dangers of lead-based paint on its website, fsa.usda.gov. The website also includes information about the Residential Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction Act of 1992, which implemented strict procedures for the removal of lead paint.

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LeadBasedPaintGuide.com provides additional pamphlets and printable articles about the risks associated with exposure to lead-based paint and state and federal mandates regarding lead-based paint. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency sells pamphlets in bulk. The agency also provides free digital pamphlets in several different languages on its website, EPA.gov, that can be legally printed and distributed. Most real estate offices and agents have pamphlets about the dangers of lead-based paint readily available to the public.

Under the Residential Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction Act of 1992, home sellers, landlords and real estate agents are required to disclose any information regarding lead-based paint in a home prior to closing a sale or signing a lease on a residential property, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Although residential properties containing lead paint can be sold or rented, the buyer must be supplied with information about lead-based paint, which can be especially harmful to infants and children.

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