|Document ID (ISN)||52931|
|Convention or series no.
||Convention 13 concerning the use of white lead in painting [ILO]
||Convention 13 concernant l'emploi de la céruse dans la peinture [OIT] [in French]|
Convenio 13 relativo al empleo de la cerusa en la pintura [OIT] [in Spanish]
||ILO Publications, International Labour Office, 1211 Genève 22, Switzerland, 1921. 4p.
||http://www.ilo.org/ilolex/cgi-lex/convde.pl?C013 (Convention 13) [in English]
http://www.ilo.org/ilolex/cgi-lex/convdf.pl?C013 (Convention 13) [in French]
http://www.ilo.org/ilolex/cgi-lex/convds.pl?C013 (Convenio 13) [in Spanish]
||One of the first international instruments ever adopted in the field of occupational safety and health. The use of white lead and lead sulfate, and all products containing these pigments, in the internal painting of buildings is, except for derogations, prohibited. Even when permitted, minors and women are not allowed to do any painting work with these substances. The Convention also prescribes safety and hygiene rules to be applied when working with these substances.
||ILO; white lead; lead sulfate; painting
||toxic substances; pigments; safety rules; prohibition of use; directive
||A - Laws, regulations, directives
|Country / State or Province||ILO|
||Standards and directives with the force of law
|Broad subject area(s)
Inorganic sulfur compounds