Thallium (Environmental Health Criteria , Vol 182)
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Thallium (Environmental Health Criteria , Vol 182) by United Nations Environment Programme.

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Published by World Health Organization .
Written in English


  • Chemical pollution,
  • Medical toxicology,
  • Toxicology (non-medical),
  • Chemistry - General,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages274
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12898478M
ISBN 109241571829
ISBN 109789241571821

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Thallium is an extremely toxic chemical element with the symbol Tl and atomic number It is a gray post-transition metal that is not found free in nature. Thallium has been called the "poisoner's poison" since it is colorless, odorless and tasteless; its slow-acting, painful and wide-ranging symptoms are often suggestive of a host of other illnesses and conditions.1 The poison was used as. Thallium is a soft, malleable gray metal that was previously widely used in rat poisons and insecticides. Thallium itself and compounds containing the element are highly toxic. It is particularly dangerous because compounds containing thallium are colorless, odorless, and tasteless. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Thallium poisoning is poisoning due to thallium and its compounds which are often highly toxic. Contact with skin is dangerous, and adequate ventilation should be provided when melting this metal. Many thallium (I) compounds are highly soluble in water and are readily absorbed through the skin. The Young Poisoner's Handbook is a British-German-French-produced black comedy film based on the life of Graham Young, more commonly known as "The Teacup Murderer".It was directed by Benjamin Ross and written by Ross and Jeff film stars Hugh O'Conor in the lead role.

  Indeed thallium finds its way into all tissues except fat, and it can even pass the placental barrier. There is no biological role for thallium although some marine organisms appear deliberately to concentrate it, but for what purpose is unclear. Thallium is like lead in that it is a cumulative poison and, like lead, it attacks the nervous system.   Thallium Poisoning Symptoms. Thallium poisoning foments adverse effects on the nervous system and may cause vomiting, diarrhea, temporary hair loss, and impediments to the lungs, heart, liver, and kidneys. In some instances, thallium poisoning leads to death. Thallium is readily absorbed through the skin, respiration, and the digestive tract. Thallium is a chemical element with the symbol Tl and atomic number It is a gray post-transition metal that is not found free in nature. When isolated, thallium resembles tin, but discolors when exposed to ts William Crookes and Claude-Auguste Lamy discovered thallium independently in , in residues of sulfuric acid production. Both used the newly developed method of flame Pronunciation: /ˈθæliəm/ ​(THAL-ee-əm).   At the time of The Pale Horse’s publication in , thallium poisoning was not widely known. While there is an abundance of the element on the planet, it’s .