During the 1950s and 1960s, the U.S. Army conducted atmospheric dispersion tests in many American cities using fluorescent particles of zinc cadmium sulfide (ZnCdS) to develop and verify meteorological models to estimate the dispersal of aerosols. Upon learning of the tests, many citizens and some public health officials in the affected cities raised concerns about the health consequences of the tests. This book assesses the public health effects of the Army's tests, including the toxicity of ZnCdS, the toxicity of surrogate cadmium compounds, the environmental fate of ZnCdS, the extent of public exposures from the dispersion tests, and the risks of such exposures.Contract DA-42-007-403-CML448. U.S. Army Chemical ... 31 Jan. 1963. P.A. Leighton, W.A. Perkins, S.W. Grinnell, and F.X. Webster. 1965. ... The Stanford Fluorescent-particle Tracer TechniqueaAn Operational Manual. Dept. of Chemistryanbsp;...
|Title||:||Toxicologic Assessment of the Army's Zinc Cadmium Sulfide Dispersion Tests|
|Author||:||Subcommittee on Zinc Cadmium Sulfide, National Research Council, Division on Earth and Life Studies, Commission on Life Sciences|
|Publisher||:||National Academies Press - 1997-05-30|