Re: Mercury Risk?

From: Eugene Leitl (
Date: Wed Mar 07 2001 - 02:30:11 MST

On Wed, 7 Mar 2001, Ian Goddard wrote:

> IAN: 300 mcg = 0.3 mg, or not? Or is that your point?
> If I was in a room where air Hg0 was 0.3 mg/m3 and
> an Hg0 meter was placed in my mouth, measuring the
> Hg0 content of in-drawn air (assuming that I have
> no amalgam fillings), what would the measure read?

The point of amalgam mercury is whether mouth flora can methylate it (so
brush your teeth, and don't gargle with methyliodide too frequently, ok?).
Age and personal susceptibility is another major factor.

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