||Reviews of the environmental effects of pollutants : IV, beryllium /
Drury, John S. ;
Shriner, Carole R. ;
Lewis, Eric B. ;
Towill, Leigh E. ;
Hammons, Anna S.
||Oak Ridge National Lab., TN. ;Wayne State Univ., Detroit, MI.;Health Effects Research Lab., Cincinnati, OH.
|| U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, Health Effects Research Laboratory,
||EPA-600-1-78-028; ORNL/EIS-87; PB290966
Pollution--Environmental aspects. ;
Pollution--Environmental aspects ;
Environmental health ;
Chemical properties ;
Physical properties ;
Domestic animals ;
Wild life ;
Air pollution ;
Water pollution ;
Physiological effects ;
Environmental effects ;
Biological effects ;
Analytical methods ;
Environmental persistence ;
||OCSPP Chemical Library/Washington,DC
||Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy.
||xv, 198 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
The report is a review of the scientific literature on the biological and environmental effects of beryllium. Included in the review are a general summary and a comprehensive discussion of the following topics as related to beryllium and specific beryllium compounds: physical and chemical properties; occurrence; synthesis and use; analytical methodology; biological aspects in microorganisms, plants, wild and domestic animals, and humans; distribution, mobility, and persistence in the environment; assessment of present and potential health and environmental hazards; and review of standards and governmental regulations. More than 300 references are cited.
Prepared for Health Effects Research Laboratory, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Cincinnati, Ohio. Includes bibliographies.