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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Platinum-group metals
CORP Author National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Medical and Biologica Effects of Environmental Pollutants. Subcommittee on Platinum-Group Metals.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, Health Effects Research Laboratory ;
Year Published 1977
Report Number EPA/600/1-77/040; EPA-68-02-1226
Stock Number PB-276 828
OCLC Number 53399214
Subjects Platinum group ; Platinum group--Toxicology ; Platinum group--Environmental aspects
Additional Subjects Metals ; Precious metals ; Iridium ; Osmium ; Palladium ; Platinum ; Rhodium ; Ruthenium ; Sources ; Chemical properties ; Physical properties ; Recommendations ; Allergic diseases ; Physiological effects ; Toxicology ; Pharmacology ; Tables(Data) ; Toxicity ; Air pollution ; Toxic substances ; Environmental health ; Air pollution effects(Plants) ; Air pollution effects(Animals) ; Air pollution effects(Humans)
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB-276 828 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 01/01/1988
Collation 352 p. in various pagings : ill. ; 28 cm.
The document assembles, organizes, and evaluates all pertinent information (up to April 1976) about the effects on man and his environment that result either directly or indirectly from pollution by platinum-group metals: iridium (Ir), osmium (Os), palladium (Pd), platinum (Pt), rhodium (Rh) and ruthenium (Ru). The document describes physical and chemical properties, sources, measurement, and effects on plants, animals, and humans. The information presented is supported by references to the scientific literature, and the summary, conclusions and recommendations represent a consensus of the members of the Subcommittee.
Includes bibliography. Microfiche.