Rhenium: biological information

Rhenium 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 rhenium is in your body? Find out here.

You can use this form to calculate how much rhenium 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.

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Hazards and Risks

Hazards and risks associated with rhenium: rhenium metal does not normally cause problems but all rhenium compounds should be regarded as highly toxic, although few data are available. The metal dust presents a fire and explosion hazard.

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