Herbert S. Posner

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  • H S Posner
  • 1975
In the post few years methanol has been proposed for use as an energy source In the place of potentially more scarce natural products. it was also proposed for use as a bacterial feedstock for production of feed protein and the denitriflcation of waste water. Methanol has a variety of biohazards for the human, most of which have been recognized since the(More)
The composition, environmental fate, and effects of the polybrominated biphenyls (Firemaster BP-6 or FF-1) involved in the accidental contamination of cattle feed in Michigan in 1973 are reviewed. Toxic effects referred to in this report are limited to those occurring in domestic and laboratory animals and include general toxicity, neurobehavioral toxicity,(More)
A broad-based literature survey was made for chemicals that contain either a haloethylene or a related substructure. Two hundred and sixty-two compounds, including synthetic intermediates, pesticides, solvents, drugs, food components, natural products, and metabolites, are grouped by their structures. Some are in current use or are bioavailable while little(More)
This review is concerned with the concentrations of lead in human whole blood, erythrocytes, plasma, serum, soft tissues, bone, and urine. The extent to which redistribution of some of the bound lead occurs is outlines. The effects of lead on enzyme activities and on the accumulation of metabolic intermediates in the blood and urine are described. A brief(More)
This volume comprises proceedings of a seminar held in Luxembourg, December 8-12, 1980. Fourteen countries were represented in this seminar sponsored by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration in the United States and by the Commission of the Eu-ropean Commmunities, Health and Safety(More)
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