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Symptoms at a glance
Below 45 g/dL (2.17 mol/L) in children and 60 g/dL (2.90 mol/L) in adults.
lead exposure is asymptomatic (See page 23 for who should be tested
Moderate Severe Medical Emergency
Children  > 25 g/dL
(1.2 mol/L)
Adults > 60 g/dL
Children  55 to 70 g/dL
(2.64 to 3.38 mol/L)
Children  > 70 g/dL
(3.38+ mol/L)
Adults > 80 g/dL
Muscle pains
Paresthesia
Mild fatigue
Aggressiveness
Irritability
Lethargy
Abdominal discomfort
Arthralgia
General fatigue
Poor concentration
Tremor
Headache
Diffuse abdominal pain
Constipation
Weight loss
Paresis or paralysis
Paralysis
Brain oedema
Stupor or coma
Fits and vomiting
Gingival lead line
Colic
Death

More Comprehensive list of Health Effects

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Run by

The LEAD Group Inc
The Lead Education and Abatement Design Group
Working to eliminate lead poisoning globally and to protect the
environment from lead in all its uses: past, current and new uses
ABN 25 819 463 114
Australians! Take action
today. Is lead harming
you & your kids? Buy low
cost, NATA accredited
laboratory lead test kits
here.
Sample your dust,
soil, water, paint, toys,
jewellery, ceramics
what's new 

Water Lead test Kits

Proceeds from our DIY Home Lead Assessment kit sales go towards the
Keeping Australian Lead Out of Leaded Petrol Initiative.