Exposure to lead in firing ranges.

  title={Exposure to lead in firing ranges.},
  author={Alf Fischbein and Catherine Rice and Laszlo Sarkozi and S H Kon and M Petrocci and Irving J. Selikoff},
  volume={241 11},
Members of law enforcement agencies were examined for adverse health effects caused by their activities in firing ranges and exposure to lead. Central nervous system and gastrointestinal symptoms were prominent and correlated with blood lead and zinc protoporphyrin levels. Half the group had blood lead levels exceeding 40 microgram/dL, and four (5%) exceeded 60 microgram/dL. Environmental surveys of three firing ranges indicate that indoor facilities with insufficient ventilation may have… CONTINUE READING

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