CREATORAgency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
TITLEToxFAQs for Uranium
URLhttp://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/toxfaqs/tf.asp?id=439&tid=77
HOMEPAGEhttp://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/
DATE PUBLISHEDSeptember 1999
DATE ACCESSED1 March 2017


This brief public health statement from the United States Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry gives answers to frequently asked questions about uranium and the health risks that it poses. It provides a summary of the nuclear properties and applications of uranium. It also explains how people might be exposed to uranium and the health effects of that exposure. The site also includes a map displaying locations in the United States where uranium has been found, along with a table that lists each location or incidence and provides links to further details and documents. A reference section contains related website links and provides an address where more information may be obtained.



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