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  • 🇬🇧 Lanthanum
  • 🇨🇳 鑭
  • 🇳🇱 Lanthaan
  • 🇫🇷 Lanthane
  • 🇩🇪 Lanthan
  • 🇮🇱 לנתן
  • 🇮🇹 Lantanio
  • 🇯🇵 ランタン
  • 🇵🇹 Lantânio
  • 🇷🇺 Лантан
  • 🇪🇸 Lantano
  • 🇸🇪 Lantan

Lanthanum: biological information

Lanthanum has no biological role.

Levels in humans

The abundances of the elements in humans.

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

You can use this form to calculate how much lanthanum 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 lanthanum is in your body
Enter your weight here: You contain about : grams of lanthanum
Image showing periodicity of the logarithm of the abundance of the chemical elements as a heat map on a periodic table grid.
Image showing periodicity of the logarithm of the abundance of the chemical elements as a heat map on a periodic table grid.
Image showing periodicity of the logarithm of the abundance of the chemical elements as a cityscape on a periodic table grid.
Image showing periodicity of the logarithm of the abundance of the chemical elements as a cityscape on a periodic table grid.

Hazards and Risks

Hazards and risks associated with lanthanum:

Lanthanum compounds are encountered rarely by most people. All lanthanum compounds should be regarded as highly toxic although initial evidence would appear to suggest the danger is limited. Lanthanum salts may damage the liver. The metal dust presents a fire and explosion hazard.

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