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Research & Reviews: Journal of Ecology and Environmental Sciences
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Effects of Heavy Metals and Preventive Measures

Ashok Kumar G*

 Senior Technical assistant, Food Chemistry Division, National Institute of Nutrition, Indian Council of Medical Research

*Corresponding Author:
Ashok Kumar G
Senior Technical assistant, Food Chemistry Division, National Institute of Nutrition.
E-mail: [email protected]

Received date: 16/01/2015 Revised date: 23/02/2015 Accepted date: 29/02/2015




The term Heavy metal alludes to any metallic substance component that has a generally high thickness and is lethal or noxious at low fixations. "Heavy metals" is a regularly term, which applies to the gathering of metals and metalloids with nuclear thickness more noteworthy than 4 g/cm3 or 5 times or more, more prominent than water . On the other hand, being a substantial metal has little to do with thickness however concern concoction properties. Substantial metals incorporate lead (Pb), cadmium (Cd), zinc (Zn), mercury (Hg), arsenic (As), silver (Ag), chromium (Cr), copper (Cu), iron (Fe), and the platinum bunch components. The most difficult issue confronting by humanity is contamination in Air, Water, Food , in every one of these mediums, the most well-known noiseless executioners are overwhelming metals, so everybody has be mindful of this Effects brought on by Heavy metals. The advancement of commercial enterprises has prompted expanded discharge of toxins into biological systems. Metals have a tendency to collect in water and climb through the natural way of life. Inordinate utilization of pesticides on Food crops, Agriculture industry, and Tobacco industry, to acquire yield is likewise a noteworthy foundation for all wellbeing entanglements confronting by people all over world So, studies to determine the level of Heavy metals in Air, Water, Food, Determine conceivably dangerous limit levels for human are important.

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