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aluminium

A metallic element (atomic number 13; atomic weight 26.98) which may cause low levels of intoxication.

Toxicology
Changes of aluminium toxicity include vitamin D-refractory osteodystrophy with impaired mineralisation, decreased bone formation, hypercalcaemia, anaemia, progressive encephalopathy, dementia (the data on aluminium and dementia are controversial).
 
Management
Chelation with deferroxamine.
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Government Agencies and Other Organisations Mentioned in This Report British Plastics Federation (BPF) British Retail Consortium (BRC) CEVKO (Cevre Koruma ve Ambalaj Atiklari Degerlendirme Vakfi) Department for Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs (Defra) European Aluminium Foil Association (EAFA) Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) Fraunhofer Institute for Food Technology and Packaging Natural Resources Defence Council Scandinavian Packaging Association Spanish Aluminium Recycling Association (ARPAL) US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) World Trade Organization (WTO)
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