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Please view the summary of Studies and Reports related to Depleted Uranium.

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Capstone Depleted Uranium Aerosols This report, which documents the Capstone study, is the sourcebook of data from which reasonable and appropriate data could be selected for assessing exposure and characterizing human health risks to personnel who were exposed to aerosols during the Gulf War/ODS or potentially could be exposed to aerosols in future military activities.
CDC's Third National Report on Human Exposure to Environmental Chemicals The National Report on Human Exposure to Environmental Chemicals provides an ongoing assessment of the U.S. population’s exposure to environmental chemicals using biologic monitoring (biomonitoring). Biomonitoring is the direct assessment of people’s exposure to chemicals by measuring the chemicals or their breakdown products (metabolites) in blood or urine.
Controlling Intake of Uranium in the Workplace This report provides methods to interpret and apply occupational uranium monitoring data.
Depleted Uranium in Kosovo: Post-Conflict Environmental Assessment This report presents the findings of the first-ever international assessment of the environmental impact of depleted uranium (DU) when used in a real conflict situation. It has been carried out as part of the post-conflict assessments conducted by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in the Balkans.
Environmental Exposure Report Environmental Exposure Reports are reports of what we know today about certain events of the 1990-1991 Gulf War. This particular environmental exposure report focuses on the use of, and exposures to, depleted uranium (DU).
Fouth National Report on Human Exposure to Environmental Chemicals The Fourth National Report on Human Exposure to Environmental Chemicals, 2009 (the Report) provides an ongoing assessment of the exposure of the U.S. population to environmental chemicals by the use of biomonitoring.
Health Risk Assessment Consultation Human Exposure Assessment and Health Risk Characterization in aupport of the Environmental Exposure Report "Depleted Uranium in the Gulf" of the Office of the Special Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Gulf War Illnesses, Medical Readiness and Military Deployments
Toxicological Profile for Uranium This toxicological profile is prepared in accordance with guidelines* developed by the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
U.S. Army Capstone Depleted Uranium Aerosols Study The Capstone Depleted Uranium Human Health Risk Assessment determined there would be little or no impact on the health of service members who breathe in depleted uranium (DU) dust particles while inside tanks or other vehicles hit by DU munitions.
Last Updated: October 18, 2022
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