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Main Title Cadmium in the Environment, II.
Author Friber, Lars ; Piscato, M. ; Nordber, G, ; Kjellstro, T. ;
CORP Author Karolinska Institute, Stockholm (Sweden). Dept. of Environmental Hygiene.
Year Published 1973
Report Number EPA-68-02-0342;
Stock Number PB-221 198
Additional Subjects ( Water pollution ; Cadmium) ; ( Air pollution ; Cadmium) ; ( Cadmium ; Toxicology) ; ( Public health ; Cadmium) ; Chemical analysis ; Absorption(Biology) ; Metabolism ; Concentration(Composition) ; Metabolic diseases ; Exposure ; Industrial wastes ; Dosage ; Epidemiology ; Japan ; Liver ; Urine ; Blood ; Excretion ; Sweden ; Path of pollutants ; Air pollution effects(Animals) ; Air pollution effects(Humans) ; Water pollution effects(Animals) ; Water pollution effects(Humans) ; Itai itai disease
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB-221 198 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 06/23/1988
Collation 173p
A report is presented which, as an update of an earlier review, focuses upon information essential to the understanding of the toxic action of cadmium and the relationship between exposure and effects on human beings and animals. The various chapters review information about the following aspects of cadmium: (1) analytical methods of measuring cadmium; (2) occurrence, possible routes of exposure and daily intake; (3) metabolism, including the following: uptake and absorption, transport, distribution and excretion of cadmium in animals, and in normal and exposed human beings; (4) relationships among concentrations of cadmium in blood, urine and organs, Metallothionein; (5) effects and dose-response relationships on bone, and liver, renal effects; (6) epidemiological investigations in cadmium-polluted areas of Japan discusses methodology and cadmium exposure and medical effects in individual areas; (7) the cause of the Itai-Itai disease.