If you are experiencing a medical emergency please dial 911 immediately
If you suspect that your drinking water is contaminated with lead, ask experts from your local or state health department to test the water in your home.
Other Works Consulted
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2010). Water. Available online: http://www.cdc.gov/nceh/lead/tips/water.htm.
- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (2009). Water on tap: What you need to know. Available online: http://water.epa.gov/drink/guide.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||John Pope, MD - Pediatrics|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||R. Steven Tharratt, MD, MPVM, FACP, FCCP - Pulmonology, Critical Care Medicine, Medical Toxicology|
|Last Revised||June 5, 2012|
Last Revised: June 5, 2012
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