Tag: "hexavalent" at medical news
Hexavalent Chromium in Drinking Water Causes Cancer in Mice
...ced strong evidence that a chemical referred to as hexavalent
chromium (chromium 6) causes cancer when it is co...the chemical. "Previous studies have shown that hexavalent
chromium causes lung cancer in humans in certain occupational settings as a result of inhalation exp...
Chromium Exposure: Health Risk Of Workers Ignored
...hted the incomplete data published with respect to hexavalent
chromium and lung cancer. The results of the study can be found in the Environmental Health journal. The carcinogenic chemical was even featured in the movie, ‘Erin Brockovich’. The metal is most commonly used in chrome plating, welding of stainles...