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Document ID (ISN)70021
CIS number 97-1941
ISSN - Serial title 1219-1221 - Central European Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Year 1997
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Hudßk A., et al.
Title Effect of the consumption of humic acid with bound complex microelements in cases of occupational cadmium exposure
Bibliographic information 1997, Vol.3, No.3, p.175-186. Illus. 38 ref.
Abstract Blood and urine cadmium concentrations were measured in nine workers in an alkaline battery production plant and in 22 workers in a metal plating workshop. Measurements were carried out before and after a six-week treatment involving daily consumption of humic acid with bound complex microelements (HME). Following the treatment, blood cadmium levels were lower in both groups; urine cadmium levels were increased in the battery workers only. In most cases, the initially abnormal serum iron levels and markers of liver and kidney function improved. Regular consumption of HME may contribute to the prevention of adverse health effects in cadmium-exposed workers.
Descriptors (primary) humic acids; cadmium; chelation therapy
Descriptors (secondary) hepatic damage; smoking; renal damage; determination in urine; battery and dry cell manufacture; determination in blood; electroplating
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceHungary
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Cadmium and compounds
Inorganic substances