Samarium: biological information

Biological role of samarium: samarium has no biological role but is said to stimulate the metabolism.

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

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Hazards and Risks

Hazards and risks associated with samarium: samarium compounds are encountered rarely by most people. All samarium compounds should be regarded as highly toxic although initial evidence would appear to suggest the danger is limited. Samarium compounds are skin and eye irritants. The metal dust presents a fire and explosion hazard.

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