Lead poisoning - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic - level of lead poisoning adult

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The Weight of Lead: Effects Add Up In Adults level of lead poisoning adult


Between 10 and 25 µg/dL, lead is building up in the body and some exposure is occuring. The typical level for U.S. adults is less than 10 µg/dL (mean = 3 µg/dL).

At very high levels, lead poisoning can be fatal. Adults who work with batteries, do home renovations or work in auto repair shops also might.

Lead poisoning is a serious risk for young children. High levels of lead in adults and children can cause damage to the kidneys and central.