KW - Cobalt aluminate formation

McLaughlin AIG, Kazantzis G, King E, Teare D, Porter RJ, & Owen R (1962) Pulmonary fibrosis and encephalopathy associated with the inhalation of aluminium dust.

Aluminum is one of the most abundant metals in the earth.

The chemical properties of aluminium resemble those of beryllium and silicon.

Aluminum is very important in world economy.

Talbot RJ, Newton D, Priest ND, Austin JG, & Day JP (1995) Inter-subject variability in the metabolism of aluminium following intravenous injection as citrate.

Finely divided aluminium dust can ignite and cause explosions.

Strong MJ & Garruto RM (1991a) Neuron-specific thresholds of aluminum toxicity in vitro: A comparative analysis of dissociated fetal rabbit hippocampal and motor neuron-enriched cultures.

Aluminium begins to polymerize when the pH of an acidic solution increases notably over pH 4.5.

Toxic effects of aluminium in the skeleton

Lydersen E, Poleo ABS, Nandrup Pettersen M, Riise G, Salbu B, Kroglund F, & Rosseland BO (1994) The importance of "in situ" measurements to relate toxicity and chemistry in dynamic aluminium freshwater systems.

It contains aluminum in the ore, bauxite, clay and rock.

Lükewille A & Van Breemen N (1992) Aluminium precipitates from groundwater of an aquifer affected by acid atmospheric deposition in the Senne, northern Germany.

Aluminium alloys are light, strong and readily machined into shapes.

Llobet JM, Domingo JL, Gomez M, Tomas JM, & Corbella J (1987) Acute toxicity studies of aluminium compounds: antidotal efficacy of several chelating agents.

Aluminium can be suspended or dissolved.

Litaor MI (1987) Aluminum chemistry: fractionation, speciation, and mineral equilibria of soil interstitial waters of an alpine watershed, Front Range, Colorado.

Alumina bricks containing 50, 60, or 70% alumina are used in high temperature applications.

They all convert to aluminium oxide when heated.

Rather, prospective studies of matched cohorts of elderly people from stable populations living in areas with high and low levels of aluminium in drinking-water are required, with special attention to known confounding factors.

Alumina trihydrate is the largest volume flame retardant used in the world.

It decomposes to aluminium oxide

McLachlan DR, Bergeron C, Smith JE, Boomer D, & Rifat SL (1996) Risk for neuropathologically confirmed Alzheimer's disease and residual aluminium in municipal drinking water employing weighted residential histories.

Speciation analysis of aluminium in water

McCormack KM, Ottosen LD, Sanger VL, Sprague S, Mayor GH, & Hook JB (1979) Effect on prenatal administration of aluminum and parathyroid hormone on fetal development in the rat.