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HOW DANGEROUS LEAD IN DRINKING WATER?

UDC 543.31:(546.81:628.1.033)

I. M. Andrusyshyna1, I. O. Golub1, Z. V. Maletskyi2

1DY “Institute of Occupational Health of NAMS of Ukrainу”, Kiev, Ukraine
2National Technical University of Ukraine, Kiev Polytechnic Institute, Kiev, Ukraine

e-mail: irina_andrei@voliacable.com

This review focuses on the problem of environmental pollution by lead and its impact on human health. Was provided a historical excursus on the use of human lead and product thereof. Lead is known as one of the most important types of mineral raw materials and at the same time is a global polluter, including and water. In the article summarizes the current understanding sources of receipt and the migration of lead in the environment. Lead is a substance of 1Class of danger for humans and therefore its content in food, drinking water, air and food strictly normalized. It has been shown that the major source of lead for human is drinking water. In this article also discussed issues of lead toxicity and given the toxicological characteristic of effects on human health. Covers the question risk of lead poisoning to the growing body of the child. Given recommendations to reduce the lead intake from drinking water.

Keywords: lead, drinking water, human health.

Cite this article as: Andrusyshyna, I.M., Golub, I.O., Maletskyi, Z.V. WPT STN (2016) 19:40. | Download (PDF)

17.11.2016 at 10:24 am