Toxic effect of metals T56

The ICD10 code for the diagnosis "Toxic effect of metals" is "T56". T56 is NOT a 'valid' or 'billable' ICD10 code. Please select a more specific diagnosis below.

  • T56 should not be used for reimbursement purposes. Please select a more specific diagnosis below.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM T56 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of T56 - other international versions of ICD-10 T56 may differ.
Use Additional:
  • code to identify any retained metal foreign body, if applicable (Z18.0-, T18.1-)
Type 1 Excludes:
  • arsenic and its compounds (T57.0)
  • manganese and its compounds (T57.2)
  • toxic effects of fumes and vapors of metals
  • toxic effects of metals from all sources, except medicinal substances

Codes: = Billable

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.