Aluminium Exposure and Health Risks

  • M. Wilhelm
  • F. K. Ohnesorge
Conference paper


Aluminium (A1) is the most abundant metal. It is present in tap water, beverages, food, cosmetics and pharmaceutical preparations. Human exposure is unavoidable. An essential role has not been established but the element is now known to be toxic.


Microcytic Anemia Provisional Tolerable Weekly Intake Total Diet Study Intake Total Diet Excretory Renal Function 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Wilhelm
    • 1
  • F. K. Ohnesorge
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of ToxicologyHeinrich-Heine-University DüsseldorfDüsseldorf 1Germany

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