Environmental toxins; their impact on children's health

Arch Dis Child. 2004 Mar;89(3):244-50. doi: 10.1136/adc.2002.022202.


Contamination of the environment by man-made and natural toxins has a direct impact on the health of children. This review considers how toxic contamination is identified and regulated, and highlights specific hazards.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Child
  • Child Welfare*
  • Environmental Health
  • Environmental Monitoring / methods
  • Environmental Pollutants / toxicity*
  • Humans
  • Lead / toxicity
  • Mercury / toxicity


  • Environmental Pollutants
  • Lead
  • Mercury