How much lead is found in ceiling dust in Sydney?

Suburbs A-K

    A: These are some of the levels reported to GLASS by our callers. Suburbs A-K include the highest level reported in Sydney – 2% - a mineable level of lead which closed a baby health clinic for months while they figured out what to do about it.

    Suburb or Area of Sydney Ceiling Dust Lead Level mg/Kg
    Annandale 2,800 - 3,300
    Balmain 3,100 - 20,000 > 15,000 is a "mineable" level of lead
    Cabarita 3,029
    Darling Point 2,280
    Earlwood (childcare centre tested prior to demolition) 1,500
    Eastern Sydney / All Areas 500 - 5,000 (for 80 houses, reported by lead assessor)
    Erskineville 1,000
    Five Dock 1,900
    Inner Sydney 1,000 - 2,000 reported by lead assessor
    Kensington 1,250
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