Depleted Uranium, affectionately known as DU is a carcinogenic heavy metal material that also emits alpha and gamma radiation.
Outside the body it's not too serious but inside the body it caused cancer and genetic birth defects in offspring.
The symptoms of DU poisoning vary depending on what internal organ is affected. It can never be cured and DU will last in the environment for eternity.
It is a waste material of the Nuke industry and in the battlefield it becomes aerosolized and thus its deadly dust particles become a permanent part of the world's environment. It cannot be cleaned from the environment--ever!
Its use is unconscious able and a crime against all humanity.
In many circles the U.S. is accused of currently producing it by the railcar load everyday and shipping throughout the world.