Yttrium: biological information

Biological role of yttrium: yttrium 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 yttrium is in your body? Find out here.

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Hazards and Risks

Hazards and risks associated with yttrium: yttrium compounds are encountered relatively rarely by most people. Unless known otherwise, all yttrium compounds should be regarded as highly toxic, although the actual danger may be less. Yttrium salts may cause cancer.

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