Cadmium Water Test
Cadmium is a soft, bluish-white metal similar to mercury and lead. Common sources of cadmium in water supplies include corrosion of galvanized pipes, discharge from metal refineries and runoff from discarded batteries and paint. It can also occur naturally. Long-term exposure can cause kidney, liver, bone and blood damage.
Is Cadmium in My Water Harmful?
Cadmium occurs naturally in some metallic ores and in very small amounts in some vegetables. Long-term exposure at higher levels can cause harm to kidneys, livers, bones and blood. Symptoms of cadmium poisoning include vomiting, nausea, diarrhea, muscle cramps, sensory disturbances, convulsions and shock.
How Much Does a Cadmium Water Test Cost?
ETR Laboratories can provide the results of a cadmium water test for only $30.