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Document ID (ISN)107119
CIS number 07-1119
ISSN - Serial title 1262-4055 - Préventique-Sécurité
Year 2007
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Picot A.
Title Antimony - A well-known toxic substance still not fully understood
Original title L'antimoine - Un vieux toxique toujours méconnu [in French]
Bibliographic information Jan.-Feb. 2007, No.91, p.30-33. Illus. 14 ref.
Abstract First part of a review article on the toxicology of antimony. Topics addressed: properties; uses of antimony in ancient times, in the Middle Ages and in recent times; production and use (catalysts, flame retardants, alloys); metabolism. The toxic effects of antimony are described in a second article (see CIS 07-1120).
Descriptors (primary) antimony and compounds; toxicology; antimony
Descriptors (secondary) catalysts; metabolic process; history; toxic substances; flame retardants; alloys
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Inorganic substances