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ATDSRAgency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (US DHHS)
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(2.) Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. Children's exposure to elemental mercury: a national review of exposure events.
(5.) Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. Medical management guidelines for acute chemical exposure.
Since 1999, Weis and his colleagues with the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry in Atlanta and other government agencies have X-rayed the lungs of 6,668 people who had lived in Libby for at least 6 months before 1991, by which time vermiculite mining had ceased there.
Aligned with that effort, the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) has received an award from the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) to lead efforts in the Choose Safe Places for Early Care and Education initiative, with a primary emphasis in Puerto Rico and the U.S.
(1.) Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. Action levels for elemental mercury spills.
At the October 20 EHSRT, Howard Frumkin, director of the National Center for Environmental Health and Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (NCEH/ATSDR), said that despite the percentage of sewage treatment plants already online at that point, the danger wasn't over.
Gerberding is director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the administrator of the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, at www.atsdr.cdc.gov/toxprofiles/ phs46.html, explains:
Corresponding Author: Laurel Berman, Environmental Health Scientist, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Chicago Office, 77 West Jackson Boulevard, Suite 433, ATSD-4J, Chicago, IL 60604.
The reduction in aggressive behavior in the periadolescent male CD-1 mouse as a result of MXC exposure (20 [micro]g/kg/day) occurred at a dose 100 times lower than the dose at which the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR 2002) deemed would cause no harm to humans in 1994.
The opening session outlined the central themes of the conference, with addresses by Julie Gerberding, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and administrator of the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry; David Heymann, representing the director-general of the World Health Organization; William Sergeant, chairman of Rotary International's International PolioPlus Committee; and James Hughes, director of CDC's National Center for Infectious Diseases.
According to the federal Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, long-term human exposure to mercury in either organic or inorganic form "can permanently damage the brain, kidneys, and developing fetuses." A potent neurotoxin, mercury is slowly being phased out of many commercial uses, including consumer thermometers, but it is still used in many industrial processes and is in such products as fluorescent lights, home and appliance thermostats, and even toys.
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