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|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Health Assessment Document for Nickel. External Review Draft.|
|Author||Mushak, Paul ; Crocetti, Annemarie ; Sivulka, Donna J. ; Bayard, Steven ;|
|CORP Author||Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC. Environmental Criteria and Assessment Office.|
|Additional Subjects||Nickel ; Public health ; Environmental surveys ; Distribution ; Toxicology ; Assessments ; Risk ; Physical properties ; Chemical properties ; Metals ; Cycles ; Quantitative analysis ; Environments ; Epidemiology ; Metabolism ; Dosage ; Malignant neoplasms ; Regulations ; Health risks ; Heavy metals ; Path of pollutant ; Cancer|
This document summarizes current scientific information regarding the effects of nickel on humans and the environment. the observed effects, as presented herein, constitute the health basis from which the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will make determinations regarding the possible listing and regulating of nickel as a hazardous air pollutant under the Clean Air Act. Specifically, this document discusses the following topics--physical and chemical properties of nickel; environmental distribution and cycling; nickel metabolism, toxicology and essentiality--and identifies the factors most germane to assessing quantitative human health risks.