Arsenic, Cadmium, Lead, and Mercury in Sweat: A Systematic Review

  title={Arsenic, Cadmium, Lead, and Mercury in Sweat: A Systematic Review},
  author={Margaret E. Sears and Kathleen J. Kerr and Riina I. Bray},
  booktitle={Journal of environmental and public health},
Arsenic, cadmium, lead, and mercury exposures are ubiquitous. These toxic elements have no physiological benefits, engendering interest in minimizing body burden. The physiological process of sweating has long been regarded as "cleansing" and of low risk. Reports of toxicant levels in sweat were sought in Medline, Embase, Toxline, Biosis, and AMED as well as reference lists and grey literature, from inception to March 22, 2011. Of 122 records identified, 24 were included in evidence synthesis… CONTINUE READING


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