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Uses of Cerium and Holmium

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1.1 Uses & Benefits
  • It is used to include flints for cigarette lighters.
  • Its compound Cerium (Ill) Oxide is used as a catalyst; it is put inside the walls of the oven as it prevents from the buildup of cooking residues.
  • Holmium metal has an ability to absorb neutrons, so this metal is used in nuclear reactors to keep the chain reactions of elements under control.
  • Alloys of Holmium are used to produce Magnet.
1.1.1 Industrial Uses
Chemical Industry
NA
1.1.2 Medical Uses
Medical Research
NA
1.1.3 Other Uses
Alloys
Alloys, Nuclear Research
1.2 Biological Properties
1.2.1 Toxicity
Moderately Toxic
Low Toxic
1.2.2 Present in Human Body
27% Lanthanide Series Metals have it !
27% Lanthanide Series Metals have it !
1.2.3 In Blood
Uses of Sodium
0.00 Blood/mg dm-3
Rank: 30 (Overall)
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Uses of Plutonium
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1.2.4 In Bone
Uses of Calcium
2.70 p.p.m.
Rank: 14 (Overall)
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Uses of Plutonium