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Table 5 Wine consumption required to elevate adult BLLs to guidance values

From: A human health risk assessment of lead (Pb) ingestion among adult wine consumers

Guidance Value Agency Geometric Mean BLL (μg/dL) Wine Type Average Exposure Scenarioa High Exposure Scenariob
g/day glasses/dayc g/day glasses/dayc
CDC 5.0 All Wine 1532 10.4 548 3.7
Red Wine 1623 11.0 549 3.7
White Wine 1301 8.8 357 2.4
United States Wine 10488 70.9 3558 24.1
  1. a Assuming mean wine-specific Pb concentration and baseline BLL of 1.27 μg/dL
  2. b Assuming 95th percentile wine-specific Pb concentration and baseline BLL of 1.27 μg/dL
  3. c Assuming 5 oz per glass of wine