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Subject: Re: Toxicity of Heavy Water
Date: Jan 05, 9:14 am
Poster: Scott Stephens

On Jan 05, 9:14 am, Scott Stephens wrote:

>Is heavy water toxic? I thought not (esp since natural water is some small percentage heavy), however, there are vociferous claims otherwise standing here.

I read on the usenet it is, in high concentrations because of its mass, subtle chemistry is involved. Maybe a deja search on deuterium and toxicity will help?