Children mainly get lead from ingestion such as:
- Hand to mouth activity
- Occasionally toys that come from foreign countries
- Paint dust, paint chips, contaminated soil
Test Consumer Products
The Gloucester County Health Department can test consumer products that may contain lead such as toys pottery, jewelry, and makeup. Residents can call to schedule a drop off time for the items they would like tested for lead. Review the information in English (PDF) or Spanish (IMG).