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Uses of Cerium and Scandium

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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.
  • Uses of Scandium are limited to research purpose only. However, it has very low density and higher melting point.
  • Its compounds like scandium iodide is used in mercury vapor lamps to produce very bright white light.
1.1.1 Industrial Uses
Chemical Industry
Electrical Industry, Electronic Industry
1.1.2 Medical Uses
Medical Research
NA
1.1.3 Other Uses
Alloys
Alloys
1.2 Biological Properties
1.2.1 Toxicity
Moderately Toxic
Non Toxic
1.2.2 Present in Human Body
27% Lanthanide Series Metals have it !
60% Transition Metals Metals have it !
1.2.3 In Blood
Uses of Sodium
0.00 Blood/mg dm-3
Rank: 30 (Overall)
0.01 Blood/mg dm-3
Rank: 22 (Overall)
Uses of Plutonium
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1.2.4 In Bone
Uses of Calcium
2.70 p.p.m.
Rank: 14 (Overall)
0.00 p.p.m.
Rank: 34 (Overall)
Uses of Plutonium