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How can kids get lead poisoning from wooden toys?
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Dr. William Singer
Pediatrics - Neurology
3 doctors agree
In brief: From the paint
Lead poisoning comes from mouthing the toys that are painted with lead paint.
Be careful with toys made outside the US. In the past, toys from China and other countries, sold here.have had high lead levels.

In brief: From the paint
Lead poisoning comes from mouthing the toys that are painted with lead paint.
Be careful with toys made outside the US. In the past, toys from China and other countries, sold here.have had high lead levels.
Dr. William Singer
Dr. William Singer
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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: The paint
If the toy is painted it may be lead based if it comes from china.

In brief: The paint
If the toy is painted it may be lead based if it comes from china.
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
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Dr. Noah Fitzpatrick
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Paint
By putting the toys in their mouths and chewing on them. Many old wooden toys have lead-based paint.

In brief: Paint
By putting the toys in their mouths and chewing on them. Many old wooden toys have lead-based paint.
Dr. Noah Fitzpatrick
Dr. Noah Fitzpatrick
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