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Main Title Letter from Smelter Environmental Research Association to USEPA Submitting Two Research Reports on Arsenic Compounds, Cadmium Compounds and Calcium Sulfate with Attachments.
CORP Author Smelter Environmental Research Association.;Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Toxic Substances.
Publisher 19 May 1978
Year Published 1978
Report Number 8EHQ-0578-0150;
Stock Number OTS-0200532
Additional Subjects Arsenic ; Cadmium ; Calcium sulfate ; Organic compounds ; Toxicity ; Bone marrow ; Rats ; Blood ; Chromosomes ; Exposure(Physiology) ; Mutagens ; Carcinogens ; Deoxyribonucleic acid ; Genetics ; Health hazard ; Indicators ; Assaying ; Oxides ; Cytogenetics ; Smelter Environmental Research Association
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NTIS  OTS-0200532 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 07/09/2008
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Abstract
Under contract to the Smelter Environmental Research Association, this laboratory has examined rat bone marrow and peripheral blood nuclei in metaphase for chromosomal aberrations after exposure to either one of several inorganic or organic arsenic compounds, cadmium oxide, cadmium sulphate, lead oxide or a composite flue dust. These compounds are implicated as mutagens and possibly carcinogens. Metaphase cytogenetic studies assay for structural damage to the DNA strand within chromosomes as an indicator of mutagenic events and possible genetic health hazard to the exposed population. This interim report presents the results of the bone marrow assay.