||Reviews of the environmental effects of pollutants : VI, 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,
Pollution--Environmental aspects. ;
Chemical properties ;
Physical properties ;
Domestic animals ;
Wild life ;
Air pollution ;
Water pollution ;
Physiological effects ;
Environmental effects ;
Biological effects ;
Analytical methods ;
Environmental persistence ;
||Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy.
||xv, 198 pages : illustrations ; 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.
"EPA-600/1-78-028." Interagency agreement no. D5-0403. EPA project officer: Jerry F. Stara. Reviewer and assessment chapter author: Andrew Reeves, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan 48202. Includes bibliographical references. Microfiche.