An assessment of the human health risk of 15 PEC lead compounds in industrial surface coatings and inks was completed to consultation stage. Proposed outcomes of the draft PEC assessment based on the hazards of these chemicals include the annotation of the AICS restricting the use of 15 lead compounds, consideration by the ASCC of prohibition of the use of the coatings and inks in the workplace and consideration by the NDPSC of prohibition of the supply, sale and use of lead compounds in inks, and to review existing requirements for paint containing lead.