Encyclopedia of Earth: Public Health Statement for Beryllium
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Public Health Statement for Beryllium
This Public Health Statement is the summary chapter from the Toxicological Profile for Beryllium. It is one in a series of Public Health Statements about hazardous substances and their health effects. A shorter version, the ToxFAQs™, is also available. This information is important because this substance may harm you. The effects of exposure to any hazardous substance depend on the dose, the duration, how you are exposed, personal traits and habits, and whether other chemicals are present. For more information, call the ATSDR Information Center at 1-888-422-8737.
This public health statement tells you about beryllium and the effects of exposure.