Platinum: biological information

Platinum has no biological role.

Levels in humans

Table: the abundances of the elements in humans.
Human abundance by weight(no data) ppb by weight
Human abundance by atoms(no data) atoms relative to C = 1000000

How much platinum is in your body? Find out here.

You can use this form to calculate how much platinum your body contains. Enter your weight in either kilograms or pounds and click the "Calculate" button. You must enter a number, not text! Elements for which there are no data will always give a value of zero for the weight, no matter what you put in the weight box.

Calculate how much platinum is in your body
Enter your weight here: You contain about : grams of platinum

Hazards and Risks

Hazards and risks associated with platinum: platinum metal does not normally cause problems as it is so unreactive but all platinum compounds should be regarded as highly toxic.

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