Another source of lead in kids.
Their 42-day study of 13 different cruets showed that lead's passage into the acidic liquid started quite rapidly, reaching an average of 162 micrograms per liter (g/l) within the first hour. By the end of the trial, lead concentrations in the vinegar had climbed to an average of 730 g/l, or 8 times the level achieved in distilled water. These data suggest that a 16-kilogram child could thus acquire 15 percent of the federal government's provisional daily tolerable intake from all sources.
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|Title Annotation:||Environment; crystal cruets used to store vinegar|
|Article Type:||Brief Article|
|Date:||Nov 25, 1995|
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