1 edition of Aluminum in the environment and human health. found in the catalog.
Aluminum in the environment and human health.
by U.S. Dept. of Health, Education and Welfare, Public Health Service, National Institutes of Health in Research Triangle Park, N.C
Written in English
|Statement||by John R. J. Sorenson ... [et al.].|
|Series||Environmental health perspectives -- v. 8.|
|Contributions||Sorenson, John R. J.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||p. 3-95 ;|
|Number of Pages||95|
Environmental health has evolved over time into a complex, multidisciplinary field. Many of the key determinants and solutions to environmental health problems lie outside the direct realm of health and are strongly dependent on environmental changes, water and sanitation, industrial development, education, employment, trade, tourism, agriculture, urbanization, energy, housing and national. Aluminum is one of the most abundant metals in the earth, comprising between to 14 percent of the earth’s crust. Unfortunately, it is also abundantly found in the diet of many people. The average person will ingest 30 to 50 milligrams (milligrams, not micrograms) daily. Aluminum is also found in the air as aluminum .
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The review of over references on aluminum (Al) published since the mid-fifties covers the occurrence of Al in soil, air, water, plants and food products, as well as air and water pollution problems. In addition, the existing quality criteria, the biology and toxicology Cited by: Aluminum in the environment and human health.
Sorenson JR, Campbell IR, Tepper LB, Lingg RD. The review of over references on aluminum (Al) published since themid-fifties covers the occurrence of Al in soil, air, water, plants and foodproducts, as well as air and water pollution problems.
In addition, the existing quality criteria, the biology and toxicology of Al, and the therapeutic andmedical uses Cited by: because the adverse human health effects of aluminum. Environmental Health Impact Assessment of industries is an important tool help decision-makers make choices about alternatives and Author: Karine Landry.
Contact the Wisconsin Division of Public Health at the address and phone number below, or your local health department, for more information regarding aluminum in well water. Wisconsin Division of Public Health, Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Health, PO BoxMadison, WI () Visit the department’s website.
The environment and its compartments have been severely polluted by heavy metals. This has compromised the ability of the environment to foster life and render its intrinsic values. Heavy metals are known to be naturally occurring compounds, but anthropogenic activities introduce them in large quantities in different environmental compartments.
This leads to the environment’s ability to Cited by: Aluminum in the Environment Aluminum has no known function in the human body despite being abundant in nature.
Aluminum is a neurotoxin and has been linked to “a spectrum of neurological diseases such as Alzheimer’s, ALS, and autism spectrum disorders. By SCA Community Engagement Fellow Hayden Sloan.
Aluminum (or Aluminium, if you’re not from the US) is an abundant element within Earth’s surface— but getting it out of the ground is an arduous process, requiring heavy machinery to plow up acres and acres of land.
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This human health criterion is the same as originally published in the Quality Criteria for Water, ("Red Book") which predates the methodology and did not utilize the fish ingestion BCF approach.
This same criterion value is published in the Quality Criteria for Water, ("Gold Book"). Benzene (P) Aluminium (Al), when present in high concentrations, has for long been recognised as a toxic agent to aquatic freshwater organisms,i.e.
downstream industrial point sources of Al-rich process water. Today the environmental effects of aluminium are mainly a result of acidic precipitation; acidification of catchments leads to increased Al- concentrations in soil solution and freshwaters. The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) is the principal federal agency for biomedical research on the effects of chemical, physical, and biologic environmental agents on human health and well-being.
Contact: NIEHS, PO BoxT.W. Alexander Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC • Phone: Referrals. Environment pollution is a wide-reaching problem and it is likely to influence the health of human populations is great. This paper provides the insight view about the affects of environment pollution in the perspective of air pollution, water and land/ soil waste pollution on human by diseases and problems, animals and trees/ plants.
“Aluminum (Al), the most abundant metal in the earth’s crust, is ubiquitous in the environment and its extensive industrial utilization has stimulated considerable interest in the possible.
compromises the health and/or environment of other persons in a localized area, where the causal link is clearly established.
There are seven categories of environmental pollution. (see Table ) Change Over Time in Environmental Pollution Control Measures Table shows the history of pollution and pollution control measures in Japan.
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services It takes 95% less energy to recycle aluminum than it does to make it from raw materials. By reducing the amount of trash produced and reusing existing materials, we can all make a difference by protecting the environment, conserving natural resources, and sustaining the planet for future.
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Aluminum: Technology, Applications, and Environment is an impressive book that has evolved into the definitive educational text and reference book for aluminum industry participants, a broad range of aluminum fabricators and users, students, and the scientific, engineering, and academic community.
This extraordinary book incorporates significant inputs from outstanding aluminum Reviews: 1. The regulation of toxic substances should protect health and the environment while avoiding unnecessary adverse economic impacts.
National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) based on sound science, and compliance standards that comply with the Clean Air Act mandate to be requisite (neither too stringent nor too lenient) to protect human health.
Standard, calculations and references for Aluminum. You may need a PDF reader to view some of the files on this page.
See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more. Human Health Noncarcinogen Fact Sheet for Aluminum: (Human Health Noncarcinogen - fish ingestion only), Indiana Department of Environmental Management (PDF) (3 pp, 97 K).
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) maintains the Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS), an electronic database that contains information on human health effects from exposure to various substances in the environment.
The EPA has not. The World Health Organization estimates that adults can consume more than 50 milligrams of aluminum daily without harm. During cooking, aluminum dissolves most easily from worn or pitted pots and pans. The longer food is cooked or stored in aluminum, the greater the amount that gets into food.
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