Iridium: biological information

Iridium 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 iridium is in your body? Find out here.

You can use this form to calculate how much iridium 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 iridium is in your body
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Hazards and Risks

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

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