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INORGANIC MERCURY

Adverse health effects from chemical exposures depend on many factors, including toxicity, environmental fate, and the extent of exposure to the chemical.

Health Effects

Developmental
Referring to growth, differentiation and maturation. Effects may occur from conception through sexual maturation, and may include altered growth, structural abnormalities and/or functional deficiencies.
Neurological
Referring to the brain, spinal cord, and nerves. Effects may include impaired sensory and motor signaling.
Renal
Referring to the kidneys. Effects may include decreased filtering capacity/ efficiency, blood in the urine and/or increased/decreased blood pressure.

Chemical health effects information comes from the OSHA Carcinogen List and the TRI-CHIP datasets.