Where is it Commonly Found?Flashing and roofing, radiation shielding, solder, and electrical cable jacketing
What are its known health effects?
What are its suspected health effects?
Respiratory Toxicant (NEME)
Skin or Sense Organ Toxicant (KLAA)
PET plastics for wire jacketing and stainless steel, galvanized, and paint finishes for flashing and roofing materials.
Additional Regulatory Information
No longer permitted for piping, paint, and gasoline because of health issues.
Does it Correspond With Any Green Building Credits?Living Building Challenge (1.2) - Prerequisite 5;
How is it Categorized?
What is it’s Origin?
For over 7,000 years humans have used this soft, heavy, and malleable metal. Lead is a chemical element (symbol Pb) .
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