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Summary of Beryllium Symposium.

Authors
Radford-EP; Tepper-LB
Source
Occupational Health Program, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1967 Oct:17 pages
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00124152
Abstract
The nature of beryllium (7440417) compounds, their absorption and deposition in the pulmonary tract, inhalation, and human disease from exposure are reviewed. Cases before and after 1950 are summarized. Experimental studies on laboratory animals with pneumonitis and tumors due to beryllium are reported. Industrial hygiene and threshold values are discussed. The authors conclude that an epidemiological survey of beryllium exposed workers would be of value, as well as more biochemical research.
Keywords
Light-metals; Toxicology; Metallic-poisoning; Pulmonary-system-disorders; Occupational-medicine; Case-studies; Epidemiology; Metal-workers;
CAS No.
7440-41-7;
Publication Date
19671001
Fiscal Year
1968
NTIS Accession No.
PB83-138776
NTIS Price
A03
Priority Area
Pulmonary-system-disorders
Source Name
Occupational Health Program, Cincinnati, Ohio, 17 pages
State
OH;
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