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Cobalt and inorganic cobalt compounds

Kim, J. H.; Gibb, H. J.; Howe, P. D.. 2006 Cobalt and inorganic cobalt compounds. Geneva, World Health Organization. (Concise International Chemical Assessment Document, 69).

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Abstract/Summary

Cobalt is a naturally occurring element with a number of radioactive isotopes. It is a silvery grey solid at room temperatures. Sources of exposure are both natural and anthropogenic with the largest source of exposure to the general population is through the food supply. This Concise International Assessment Document (CICAD) evaluates the scientific literature on the health and environmental effects of cobalt and cobalt compounds based on selected national and regional evaluations. This CICAD focuses on the stable isotopes of cobalt rather than radioactive ones.

Item Type: Publication - Book
Programmes: CEH Programmes pre-2009 publications > Biogeochemistry > SE01B Sustainable Monitoring, Risk Assessment and Management of Chemicals
CEH Sections: _ Ecological Risk
ISBN: 9789241530699
NORA Subject Terms: Chemistry
Health
Date made live: 29 May 2008 09:17
URI: http://nora.nerc.ac.uk/id/eprint/3143

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