|Document ID (ISN)||60883|
|Convention or series no.
||Law No.706 of 19 July 1961 concerning the use of white lead in painting [Italy]
||L. 19.7.1961, n.706 - Impiego della biacca nella pittura [in Italian]|
||In: Zucchetti R., Igiene del lavoro e prevenzione delle malattie professionali, Buffetti Editore, Via Sud Africa 29, 00144 Roma, Italy, 1987 (ISBN 88-19-48201-0, price: ITL 60,000), p.337-340. Also in: Gazzetta ufficiale, 9 Aug. 1961, No.197.
||This law prohibits in general the use in painting and varnishing of lead carbonate (white lead), lead sulfate and other pigments containing these substances. However, white paints with less than 2% Pb content may be used. Further provisions allow some derogations, but the employment of women and minors in the presence of lead carbonate is always prohibited, and special measures are foreseen for the labelling, handling and spraying of these substances, for their use in varnishing, for the provision of work clothes and personal protective equipment, and for the reporting of cases of lead poisoning and for medical surveillance.
||paints and varnishes; lead sulfate; Italy; prohibition of use; white lead; painting; lead carbonate
||lead; paint spraying; personal protective equipment; hazard identification; law; notification of occupational diseases; young persons; medical supervision; women
||A - Laws, regulations, directives
|Country / State or Province||Italy|
||Standards and directives with the force of law
|Broad subject area(s)
Inorganic sulfur compounds