Measuring the amount of lead in indoor dust: Long-term dust-fall accumulation in petri dishes (a pilot study)
John Wlodarczyk, Kim Jardim-Surman, Randall Robertson, Rosemary Aldrich, Ruth Toneguzzi, Michael J. Hensley, Charles Gruszynski and Brian Gulson
New South Wales Public Health Bulletin
8(12) 92 - 96
Lead from dust is potentially the major contributor to blood lead levels in children living in urban environments in Australia and is likely to make a substantial contribution to blood lead levels of children living in the vicinity of lead smelters. We undertook a trial of measuring dust in petri dishes to estimate the long-term flux of lead in indoor dust.
Full text doi:10.1071/NB97036
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