paint chip

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paint chip

- A card showing a color or range of related colors available as paint (especially for walls).
See also related terms for paint.
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Picking paint colors from little paint chips is very difficult, and if you make a mistake you're usually stuck with it--paint stores don't take custom colors back,
Steven Thomas claims he sustained lead poisoning by ingesting lead paint from accessible painted surfaces, paint chips, and paint flakes and dust at two different houses he lived in during the early 1990s, leading to permanent mild retardation.
The problem with paint chips is that they're too small to show what a color will really look like on your wall.
Russians used very little heavily leaded paint due to its high cost, so their children are protected from what is a primary source of childhood exposure in the United States--lead in paint chips and dust.
Judges have sent their clerks to look up "pollution" in the dictionary, and concluded that the everyday meaning of the word would not necessarily put a reasonable insured on notice that the policy excluded liability for injury to, for instance, a tenant's child who ingested lead paint chips.
The two work from a library of more than 7,000 paint chips end yam strings.
As part of the joint EPA and NH investigation, NH DHHS conducted dust-wipe sampling which confirmed levels of lead in the dust and in paint chips well above acceptable health-protective standards.
Most children are prone to "hand-to-mouth" activity which result in their ingestion of lead-tainted paint chips or even dust, Antonio said.
It works for most coating types, leaves no residue, and the only waste generated in this process is the removed paint chips. Like PMB, though, the capital costs can be high and some surface damage can occur.
For example, lead poisoning can arise from exposure to lead-based paint chips as well as dust produced during prep work for repainting.
* Carpet remnants usually sell quickly, so bring everything you need to make a decision on the spot: Paint chips, upholstery or fabric swatches (curtain valances and arm covers are compact and easy to carry), and pillows.
The mother testified she saw the child eating paint chips but no physician's affidavit was ever presented.