Effects of rare earth elements on the environment and human health: A literature review

@article{Rim2016EffectsOR,
  title={Effects of rare earth elements on the environment and human health: A literature review},
  author={Kyung-Taek Rim},
  journal={Toxicology and Environmental Health Sciences},
  year={2016},
  volume={8},
  pages={189-200}
}
  • Kyung-Taek Rim
  • Published 2016
  • Medicine
  • Toxicology and Environmental Health Sciences
  • REEs are a group of metals comprised of yttrium, fourteen lanthanide elements, and scandium, which have been called ‘industrial vitamins’ and a ‘treasury’ of novel materials due to their dominant role in technical progress and in the development of traditional industries. Despite the growing interest, information that has become available over the last two decades regarding RREs is relatively premature and scarce, which has led to the current controversy regarding the health benefits vs toxic… CONTINUE READING
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