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*MCLG: 2 ppb
*MCLG: 2 ppb
*20 ppb makes the fish mercury buildup significant
*20 ppb makes the fish mercury buildup significant
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*Polluted sites
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**Onondaga lake [http://www.aslf.org/OnondagaLake/]

Revision as of 10:41, 27 June 2007

Reviews

  • A Good Overview (though slightly back-dated): Quantitative assessment of worldwide contamination of air, water and soil by trace metals [1]
  • A summary of Pollutants from the EPA [2]

Cadmium

  • MCL: 5 ppb
  • MCLG: 5 ppb
  • Known Carcinogen
  • Cadmium Contamination Sites
Ishihara01 pmid=11376862
  • Heavy Metal Limits
Error fetching PMID 7911869:
Error fetching PMID 12505433:
  1. Error fetching PMID 7911869: [Staessen94]
  2. Error fetching PMID 12505433: [Satarug03]
All Medline abstracts: PubMed HubMed

Mercury

  • MCL: 2 ppb
  • MCLG: 2 ppb
  • 20 ppb makes the fish mercury buildup significant
  • Polluted sites
    • Onondaga lake [3]
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