Q: How much lead is found in ceiling dust in Sydney? [2]

    Sydney suburbs L-Z.

    These levels are all “moderate to high biohazard.”

    Suburb or Area of Sydney Ceiling Dust Lead Level mg/Kg
    Mosman 1,142
    Rozelle 12,000 Half a ton of dust
    Russell Lea 1,363
    Surry Hills 1,117
    Sydenham: Sydney Aircraft Noise Insulation Project (SANIP) 2,000 (average) in homes tested by environmental consultant

    Other Relevant Dust Levels mg/Kg

    Dulwich Hill 55 cadmium 57,000 Zinc in ceiling dust
    Manly 2,500 Lead in demolition dust on leaves in neighbours garden
    Woolloomooloo Finger Wharf 10,000 lead in wall void dust
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