Lead Alerts

Lead in Newark Drinking Water

Elevated lead levels have been found in drinking water in Newark, New Jersey.  The presence of lead in drinking water has been attributed to aging lead pipes.

Information on where to pick up free bottled water can be found here.

Check your address to see if you have a lead service line here.

Information from the City of Newark about lead in drinking water can be found here.

If you are looking for information about the health effects of lead call the New Jersey Poison Control Center 1-800-222-1222

Lead Found in Imported Makeup

High lead levels have been found in imported South Asian products, specifically makeup.  Children across the United States have tested high for lead from the use of surma, and other imported makeup.

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