# How much is a fatal electrical current?

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The following list is the tolerances that the body can stand.

Less than 1/2 milliamp no sensation
1/2 to 2 milliamps, threshold of perception
2 to 10 milliamps, muscular contraction
5 to 25 milliamps, painful shock (may not be able to let go)
Over 25 milliamps, could be violent muscular contraction
50 to 100 milliamps, ventricular fibrillation
over 100 milliamps, paralysis of breathing and possible death.
It is any current of amplitude sufficient to terminate life functions.
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1.6*10 -19

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