Normal Range of Ammonia Levels Adults: The normal range of ammonia level in adults is 8 to 35 mcmol/L (micromoles per liter) or 9.5 to 50 mcg/dL (micrograms per deciliter). Children: The normal range of ammonia level in children is 28 to 58 mcmol/L or 41 to 80 mcg/dL.What does it mean if my ammonia level is high?
If your results show high ammonia levels in the blood, it may be a sign of one of the following conditions: Liver diseases, such as cirrhosis or hepatitisWhat are the effects of ammonia exposure?
High levels of ammonia can irritate and burn the skin, mouth, throat, lungs, and eyes. Very high levels of ammonia can damage the lungs or cause death. Workers may be harmed from exposure to ammonia. The level of exposure depends upon dose, duration, and work being done. Ammonia is used in many industries.What is the recommended TWA level for ammonia exposure?
OSHA has established an ammonia Permissible Exposure Level (PEL) of 50 ppm as an 8-hr time-weighted average (TWA). The ACGIH recommends an 8-hr TLV-TWA of 25 ppm.