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Fluorides as environmental contaminants

J R Bodnar

Fluorides as environmental contaminants

by J R Bodnar

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Published by Institute of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, University of Toronto in [Toronto] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fluorides -- Environmental aspects.,
  • Fluorides -- Physiological effect.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 12.

    SeriesPublication - Institute of Environmental Science. University of Toronto -- no. ES-16
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTD172 .T67 no.ES-16, QH545F6 B6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination12 p. --
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19121522M

    term fluorides is used in the discussion of environmental media. Most of the available literature on fluoride toxicity concerns sodium fluoride. Additional toxicity literature is available on some other forms of fluoride, such as stannous fluoride. Other forms of fluoride are discussed only if exposure is likely to occur at a hazardous waste Size: 1MB. Fluorides in the environment [electronic resource]: effects on plants and animals / L.H. Weinstein and A. Davison. Main author: Weinstein, Leonard H., Corporate Author: Ebook Central Academic Complete., ProQuest (Firm) Other authors: Davison, A. Format: eBook Online access: Connect to electronic book via Ebook Central.

    Sources of Groundwater Pollution: /ch In many regions in the world, groundwater represents an important source of fresh water. It is now established that several contaminants enter groundwaterCited by: 1. Title: Environmental Health Criteria Fluorides: Publication Type: Report: Authors: WHO, Full Text.

      Fluoride, a naturally occurring element, exists in combination with other elements as a fluoride compound, and is found naturally in water, foods, soil, and several minerals such as fluorite and fluorapatite. Fluoride normally enters the environment and human body through water, food, industrial exposure, drugs, cosmetics, by: fluorides to the environment [4]. IV. IMPACT ON HUMAN HEALTH A. Fluoride’s effect on the brain On the basis on information largely derived from histological, chemical and molecular studies, it is apparent that fluorides have the ability to interfere with the functions of File Size: KB.


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Fluorides as environmental contaminants by J R Bodnar Download PDF EPUB FB2

Each chapter reviews literature on a specific chemical, followed by a easy-to-understand summary providing technical guidance. For many years this book will remain the preeminent reference on how to interpret contaminant levels of organochlorine pesticides, PCBs, dioxins, PAHs, metals, selenium, and fluorides in wildlife.

Context - Food and drinking water typically contain at least small amounts of fluorides. They occur in the environment both naturally and as a result of human activities. Fluorides are commonly added to dental products – and sometimes to tap water – to prevent cavities. Environmental pollution is defined as “the contamination of the physical and biological components of the earth/atmosphere system to such an extent that normal environmental processes are adversely affected.” Pollutants can be naturally occurring substances or energies, but they are considered contaminants when in excess of natural levels.

In a report in the International Journal of Environmental Studies, researchers Elise Jerard and J.B. Patrick identified fluoride as "a highly unpublicized pollutant" that the President Science Advisory Committee once classified as a "highest priority" contaminant.

Drinking water is the largest contributor of fluoride in daily intake. Dissolution of fluoride-containing rock minerals is the source of naturally occurring fluorides in groundwater whereas application of phosphate fertilizers or sewage sludges or pesticides are the artificial source of fluoride in groundwater and surface water.

Fluoride concentrations beyond the standards cause dental and. Environmental Health Criteria Fluorides. Sources of human and environmental exposure Fluorides are released into the environment naturally through the weathering and dissolution of.

What are fluorides used for in industry. Fluorides are important industrial chemicals with a number of uses Fluorides as environmental contaminants book the largest uses are for aluminium production, drinking water fluoridation and the manufacture of fluoridated dental preparations.

Hydrogen fluoride (HF) is a colourless, pungent liquid or gas that is highly soluble in organic solvents (e.g., benzene) and in water. Fluoride pollution in the environment harms wildlife and occurs because fluoride is used in water fluoridation, dental products and other : Randall Moore.

A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text. Metallic contaminants and human health. New York, Academic Press, (OCoLC) Online version: Metallic contaminants and human health.

New York, Academic Press, (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Douglas H K Lee; National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. In seawater, a total fluoride concentration of mg/litre has been reported (2).

In areas rich in fluoride-containing minerals, well-waters may contain up to about 10 mg of fluoride per litre. The highest natural level reported is mg/litre. Fluorides may also enter a river as a result of industrial discharges (2). 23 Halogen Fluorides 25 Group VIA Fluorides 27 Organic Fluorides 29 Uranium Hexafluoride 33 Analysis for Fluoride 35 Sampling and Sample Preparation 35 Separation of Fluoride 39 Methods of Analysis 42 Comparison of Analytical Procedures 49 3.

Fluoride is a fairly common element that does not occur in the elemental state in nature because of its high reactivity. It accounts for about g/kg of the earth's crust and exists in the form of fluorides in a number of minerals, of which fluorspar, cryolite, and fluorapatite are the most common.

Questions and Answers on Fluoride The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced that it has reevaluated the current science on fluoride. EPA will rely on these new assessments to review the existing maximum level of fluoride allowed in drinking water and determine whether its drinking water regulations for fluoride should be revised.

Limited Preview for 'Environmental Contaminants in Wildlife: Interpreting Tissue Concentrations' provided by *This is a limited preview of the contents of this book and does not directly represent the item available for sale.*Pages: WHY FLUORIDE IS AN ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUE.

Gar Smith. While fluoride compounds occur naturally in some water supplies, the past 50 years have seen a dramatic – and troubling – increase in the volume of man-made industrial fluoride compounds expelled into our water and air. Fluoride is one of the most widespread groundwater pollutant.

More than million people, from 25 nations, are suffering from fluorosis. This review presents an overview of fluoride distribution in groundwaters, and defluoridation techniques. Adsorption is the most common technique; however, the efficiency, sorbate disposal and continuous supply of efficient sorbates are still by: Fluoride is one of the drinking water contaminants regulated by the U.S.

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) because it can occur at these toxic levels. Inthe EPA established a maximum allowable concentration for fluoride in drinking water of 4 milligrams per liter, a guideline designed to prevent the public from being exposed to Cited by: World Health Organization titles with IWA Publishing Water Quality: Guidelines, Standards and Health edited by Lorna Fewtrell and Jamie Bartram.

() WHO Drinking-water Quality Series Assessing Microbial Safety of Drinking-water: Improving Approaches And Methods edited by Al Dufour, Mario Snozzi, Wolfgang Koster, Jamie Bartram, Elettra Ronchi and Lorna Fewtrell.

FLUORIDES. Environmental Health Criteria This report contains the collective views of an international group of experts and does not necessarily represent the decisions or the stated policy of the United Nations Environment Programme, the International Labour.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONTAMINATION by fluorides exposes many organisms to potentially toxic effects and may exert some stress on the ecological interrelationships among plant and animal populations in natural biological communities. Many environmental contaminants may be altered chemically by the action of living things, and in this way be.Fluoride is one of the drinking water contaminants regulated by the U.S.

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) because it can occur at these toxic levels. Inthe EPA established a maximum allowable concentration for fluoride in drinking water of 4 milligrams per liter, a guideline designed to prevent the public from being exposed to.Health effects of groundwater fluoride contamination.

Nayak B(1), Roy MM, Das B, Pal A, Sengupta MK, De SP, Chakraborti D. Author information: (1)School of Cited by: