The Toxicology of Mercury and Its Chemical Compounds

  title={The Toxicology of Mercury and Its Chemical Compounds},
  author={T. Clarkson and L. Magos},
  journal={Critical Reviews in Toxicology},
  pages={609 - 662}
  • T. Clarkson, L. Magos
  • Published 2006
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Critical Reviews in Toxicology
  • This review covers the toxicology of mercury and its compounds. Special attention is paid to those forms of mercury of current public health concern. Human exposure to the vapor of metallic mercury dates back to antiquity but continues today in occupational settings and from dental amalgam. Health risks from methylmercury in edible tissues of fish have been the subject of several large epidemiological investigations and continue to be the subject of intense debate. Ethylmercury in the form of a… CONTINUE READING

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