This fact sheet answers the most frequently asked health questions (FAQs) about beryllium. For more information, call the ATSDR Information Center at 1-888-422-8737. This fact sheet is one in a series of summaries about hazardous substances and their health effects. It is important you understand this information because this substance may harm you.
The fact sheet was designed to help explain to each worker why certain medical examinations/tests were being recommended. Beryllium is a very lightweight, strong, hard metal that is easy to shape. The Department of Energy has used beryllium for a long time because of its many uses in nuclear weapons and reactors.
Fact Sheet 20163081. October 2016. BerylliumA Critical Mineral CommodityResources, Production, and Supply Chain . Beryllium is a lightweight metallic element used in a wide variety of specialty and industrial applications. As a function of its unique chemical and physical properties, such as a high stiffness-to-
Beryllium Fact Sheet Page 1/2 Beryllium Where does it come from? How is it present in mining? Beryllium is a hard, very light, silvery white metal that can be associated with underground mining. Beryllium can be present in coal, oil, mineral rocks, volcanic dust, and soil. Beryllium is mined from two types of mineral rocks betrandrite and beryl.
Beryllium Fact Sheet Page 2/2 Once the laboratory provides you with the mass of beryllium measured on the filter, you can calculate the air concentration as C M Q uT where C is the concentration of beryllium in mg/m3, M is the mass of beryllium measured on the filter in mg, Q is
Dec 06, 2020 Beryllium Fact Sheets Email Print Text. FACILITIES AND AREAS. BERYLLIUM FACT SHEETS Click on the facility to open a fact sheet . Building 202S. Building 209-E. Building 222-S. Building 222T. Building 231Z. Building 2345Z. Building 236Z . Building 271B. Building 272-AW. Building 272-S. Building 272W ...
As part of the Drinking Water and Health pages, this fact sheet is part of a larger publication National Primary Drinking Water Regulations . ... Beryllium is a metal found in natural deposits as ores containing other elements, and in some precious stones such as emeralds and aquamarine. The greatest use of beryllium is in making metal alloys for
This fact sheet answers the most frequently sked health questions about beryllium. For more information, you may call the ATSDR Information Center at 1-888-422-8737. This fact sheet is one in a series of summaries about hazardous substances and their health effects. This information is important because this substance may harm you.
Hazardous Substance Fact Sheet Common Name BERYLLIUM SULFATE Synonyms Beryllium Sulphate Chemical Name Sulfuric Acid, Beryllium Salt (11) Date November 1998 Revision October 2008 CAS Number 13510-49-1 RTK Substance Number 3084 DOT Number UN 1566 Description and Use Beryllium Sulfate is an odorless, colorless, crystalline (sand-
Consumer Factsheet on BERYLLIUM List of Contaminants. As part of the Drinking Water and Health pages, this fact sheet is part of a larger publication National Primary Drinking Water Regulations. This is a factsheet about a chemical that may be found in some public or private drinking water supplies.
Facts about Beryllium. Beryllium is the fourth element on the periodic table and the 44th most abundant element in the earths crust. Beryllium is two-thirds the density of aluminum. By weight, beryllium has six times the specific stiffness of steel. Beryllium is non-magnetic. Only three countries, the United States, China, and Kazakhstan ...
Jul 07, 2021 2009 Solid Waste Facility Fact Sheet Beryllium Mill February 2007 Facility Owner Materion Natural Resources, Inc. PO Box 815 Delta, Utah 84624 Facility Operator Materion Natural Resources, Inc. PO Box 815 Delta,
Jul 07, 2021 2007 Solid Waste Facility Fact Sheet Beryllium Mine February 2020 Facility Owner. Materion Natural Resources, Inc. Facility Operator. Materion Natural Resources, Inc. Property Owner. N/A. Facility Location. Northeast of Section 32, Township 15 South, Range 5 West, Salt Lake Base and Meridian, Millard County. The facility is 10 miles north ...
BERYLLIUM FACT SHEET May - 2018 Potential impact of OSHAs new rule for exposure to beryllium for scrap recyclers. Introduction Beryllium and beryllium compounds are highly toxic. Occupational exposure by inhaling airborne beryllium dust can cause serious lung disease (Chronic Beryllium Disease or CDB) and lung cancer. Skin
The USGS also compiles statistics and information on the worldwide supply of, demand for, and flow of beryllium. These data are used to inform U.S. national policymaking. First posted May 15, 2012. Fact Sheet PDF (1.34 MB) For additional information contact Mineral Resources Program Coordinator. U.S. Geological Survey.
Sep 27, 2021 According to NIOSH (the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 2011), workers exposed to particles, fumes, mists and solutions from beryllium-containing materials may develop beryllium sensitization or chronic beryllium disease, a potentially disabling or even fatal respiratory disease.
The purpose of this fact sheet is to provide you with information concerning the risks and benefits of all the dental materials used in the restoration (filling) of ... mercury, nickel, chromium, and/or beryllium alloys. Usually, an allergy will reveal itself as a skin rash and is easily reversed
beryllium has been demonstrated to cause lung cancer in rats and monkeys. EPA has classified beryllium as a Group B1, probable human carcinogen. Please Note The main sources of information for this fact sheet are EPAs Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS)
Fact Sheet February 9, 2010 Media Contact Cameron Hardy, DOE (509) 376-5365, Cameron_C_Hardyrl.gov Hanford Beryllium Program Resources The following resources are available to Hanford Site workers, former workers, and the general public for more information on beryllium, as well as local and national beryllium programs.
Fact Sheet 2016-3081 Beryllium-Important for National Defense Fact Sheet 2012-3056 Beryllium Recycling in the United States in 2000 C-1196-P Critical Mineral Resources of the United States--Economic and Environmental Geology and Prospects for Future Supply Professional Paper 1802 Beryllium
Beryllium is a lightweight metallic element used in a wide variety of specialty and industrial applications. As a function of its unique chemical and physical properties, such as a high stiffness-to-weight ratio, resistance to temperature extremes, and high thermal conductivity, beryllium cannot be easily replaced by substitute materials in applications where combinations of these
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AlBeMet Technical Fact Sheet D ESCRIPTION Aluminum-beryllium metal matrix composites combine the high modulus and low-density characteristics of beryllium with the fabrication and mechanical property behavior of aluminum. Aluminum beryllium metal matrix composites offer excellent specific stiffness and processing characteristics.
Jun 07, 2021 Another change, this time to the OSHA Fact Sheet Protecting Workers from Exposure to Beryllium and Beryllium Compounds, involves adding, In construction and shipyards, exposure to beryllium primarily occurs when abrasive materials that contain trace amounts of beryllium (1% by weight) are used in abrasive blasting operations.
Republished from USGS Fact Sheet 2012-3056. Beryllium telescope mirror View of the back of one of the 18 beryllium mirror segments for the James Webb Space Telescope. The ribs at the back of the mirror help to maintain the mirrors strength and ability to hold its shape under extreme conditions. The front of the mirror is completely smooth and ...
Aug 20, 2021 Beryllium Safety. Beryllium is a hard, lightweight metal that is very strong and easy to shape. Beryllium and beryllium compounds have many industrial uses. Beryllium copper alloys and beryllium oxide ceramics are used in the electronic, nuclear and aerospace industries. Beryllium parts for nuclear weapons have been manufactured and used at a ...
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Technical Fact Sheet No. 05 . Beryllium . Purpose . The purpose of this WHS Technical FDefence Sheet is to provide detailed technical act information on beryllium. What is beryllium? Beryllium is a hard, greyish metal naturally found in mineral rocks, coal, soil, and volcanic dust. The CAS Number of beryllium metal is 7440- 41-7.
FactSheet Health Effects of Exposure to Beryllium This fact sheet provides information on the primary health effects associated with exposure to beryllium and emphasizes using medical screening to identify beryllium disease in workers. Please see OSHAs InfoSheet on Beryllium Safety in the Workplace
Beryllium is used as an alloying agent in producing beryllium copper which is extensively used for springs, electrical contacts, spot-welding electrodes, and nonsparking tools. It has found application as a structural material for high-speed aircraft, missiles, spacecraft, and communication satellites.
What Is Beryllium? Fact Sheet Pre-Course Survey MODULE 2 Health Effects and Medical Monitoring and Surveillance ... beryllium particles that are of a size that can be breathed deeply into the lungs have triggered an allergy-like sensitivity in 2-5 percent of people exposed.
(OSHA) on OSHAs Proposed Occupational Exposure to Beryllium and Beryllium Compounds in Construction and Shipyard Sectors Rule. 82 Fed. Reg. 3562 (June 27, 2017). OSHAs proposed deregulatory action would remove the ancillary provisions for construction and shipyards from OSHAs final beryllium rule that was issued on January 9, 2017, but
U.S. Department of the Interior Fact Sheet 2016-3081. October 2016. Beryllium-Important for Nation Defense. U.S. Department of the Interior Fact Sheet 2012-3056. May 2012. Meeves, Henry C. and others.
Fact Sheet - LLNS Beryllium Consent Order . SUMMARY OF CONSENT ORDER . In November 2010, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) issued a consent order to Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (LLNS)
Nontoxic abrasives have been on the market for several years. OSHA has outlined several of the risks of abrasive blasting in this OSHA Fact Sheet. Sponge abrasives are the only media listed as less toxic while still profiling metal for coating. Resources OSHAs Beryllium Fact Sheet