UNEP Depleted Uranium Awareness

Depleted uranium (DU) is a dense metal used in munitions for its penetrating ability and as a protective material in armoured vehicles. It is a toxic and radioactive heavy metal. This flyer on Depleted Uranium Awareness explains what depleted uranium (DU) is, the risks associated with DU exposure, and the precautionary steps to take. Resources for additional information are also listed.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: United Nations Environment Programme
Other Authors: Ecosystems Division
Format: Factsheets, Infographics and Brochures biblioteca
Published: 2003-09
Subjects:DEPLETED URANIUM, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, Disasters and conflict, environmental impact,
Online Access:https://wedocs.unep.org/20.500.11822/17472
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