Mercury in hair samples in Puttalam

A study conducted by CEJ from June to December 2018 revealed that thelevels of mercury in hair samples of women in childbearing age are between 0.532 – 15.584 ppm. Hair samples of 28 out of 36 had mercury, exceeding 1ppm, the level that United States National Research Council established as a “reference dose” in 2000 (U.S. EPA 2001)….”

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