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Document ID (ISN)108222
CIS number 08-510
ISSN - Serial title 1877-7856 - Encyclopédie médico-chirurgicale
Year 2007
Convention or series no. Fascicule 16002 C 40, 1-2007
Author(s) Hoet P.
Title Chromium and compounds
Original title Chrome et composés [in French]
Bibliographic information Toxicologie-Pathologie professionnelle, 1st Quarter 2007, No.154, 11p. 61 ref.
Internet access 08-0510.pdf [in French]
Abstract This review article on chromium (Cr) and its compounds covers the following aspects: oxidation states, their stability and occurrence in the environment; uses (alloys, refractory materials, cement, pigments); toxicokinetics; low toxicity of Cr(III) and toxicity of Cr(VI) (skin irritation and allergies, nasal septum ulceration and perforation, and lung cancer in cases of prolonged inhalation exposure, renal tubular necrosis).
Descriptors (primary) occupational diseases; France; chromium; risk factors; chromium and compounds; toxicology
Descriptors (secondary) refractories; ulceration of the nasal mucosa; chemical industry; acute toxicity; routes of entry; perforation of the nasal septum; nasal cancer; epidemiology; pigments; alloys; renal damage; stainless steel; lung cancer; eczema; necrosis; cement; chronic toxicity; encyclopaedia; data sheet; literature survey
Document type B - Chemical safety information sheets
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Inorganic substances