Record Display for the EPA National Library CatalogRECORD NUMBER: 4 OF 5
|Main Title||Medical and Biologic Effects of Environmental Pollutants, Platinum-Group Metals.|
|CORP Author||National Research Council, Washington, D.C. Committee on Medical and Biologic Effects of Environmental Pollutants.;Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C.|
|Report Number||ISBN-0-309-02640-7; EPA-68-02-1226;|
|Stock Number||PB-279 464|
|Additional Subjects||Iridium ; Platinum ; Precious metals ; Palladium ; Rhodium ; Ruthenium ; Osmium ; Allergic diseases ; Recommendations ; Toxicology ; Pharmacology ; Tables(Data) ; Plants(Botany) ; Animals ; Measurement ; Humans ; Physical properties ; Chemical properties ; Production ; Sources ; Platinum organic compounds ; Platinum inorganic compounds ; Physiological effects ; Analyzing ; Determination ; Biological effects ; Environmental health ; Air pollution effects(Humans) ; Air pollution effects(Plants) ; Air pollution effects(Animals)|
The purpose of the document is to assemble, organize, and evaluate all pertinent information (up to April 1976) about the effects on man and his environment that result either directly or indirectly from pollution by platinum-group metals: iridium, osmium, palladium, platinum, rhodium, and ruthenium. The document describes physical and chemical properties, sources, measurement, and effects of plants, animals, and humans. The information presented is supported by references to the scientific literature, and the summary, conclusions, and recommendations represent a consensus of the members of the Subcommittee.