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Document ID (ISN)51621
CIS number 89-934
ISBN(s) 92-4-154281-0
Year 1988
Convention or series no. Environmental Health Criteria 81
Title Vanadium
Bibliographic information World Health Organization, Distribution and Sales Service, 1211 Genève 27, Switzerland, 1988. 170p. Illus. Bibl. Price: CHF 19.00.
Abstract Conclusions of this evaluation: (1) there is no convincing evidence that vanadium is an essential element for man; (2) there is a dose-response relationship between the concentration of vanadium in air and its irritant effects (rhinitis, bronchitis, eczematous dermatitis); (3) vanadium may be embryotoxic and gonadotoxic.
Descriptors (primary) chemical industry; WHO; thermal power stations; mining industry; metalworking industry; vanadium; toxicity evaluation
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey; antifertility effects; irritants; ILO; criteria document; dermatitis; hazard evaluation; genetic effects; vanadium pentoxide; UNEP
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Genetic factors in reaction to exposures
Inorganic substances
Metalworking industry
Power generation and distribution
Chemical industry
Mining and quarrying