Latest Hexavalent chromium Stories

2009-06-03 04:30:00

LONDON, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- - Roskill Information Services - The Economics of Chromium (11th Edition) - http://www.roskill.com/reports/chromium Demand for chromite increased by an annual average rate of 4% for the period 2000 to 2008, with ferrochrome consumption increasing by the same amount.

2009-05-21 09:25:00

Ever since the 1940s, chrome has been used to add a protective coating and shiny luster to a wide range of metal products, from bathroom fixtures to car bumpers.

2009-03-03 11:30:00

Engineers and environmental scientists at the University of Leeds are developing methods of helping contaminated water to clean itself by adding simple organic chemicals such as vinegar.

2009-02-27 14:42:00

Findings Refute USA Today Report HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb.

2008-09-19 15:00:00

By GIOVANNA FABIANO, STAFF WRITER GARFIELD - The federal government will begin a door-to-door survey Saturday of 614 homes and businesses that are potentially contaminated with chromium, a cancer-causing chemical they fear could be seeping into basements from polluted groundwater.

2008-09-11 09:00:09

PURCHASE, N.Y., Sept. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nutrition 21, Inc.

2008-07-16 09:01:11

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7a8e86/china_chromium_mar) has announced the addition of the "China Chromium Market Report, 2008-2010" report to their offering. Up to now, the report is the most detailed research report on the Chinese Chromium market.

2008-07-09 21:00:15

By Liset Marquez RIVERSIDE - Legal woes continue to mount against the Rubidoux cement company that was a source of high levels of an airborne chemical.

2006-02-26 11:42:31

By Deborah Zabarenko WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Workplace watchdogs and industry advocates agree: too much hexavalent chromium -- the same chemical at the heart of the movie "Erin Brockovich" -- puts people at risk for lung cancer. But how much is too much? The U.S.

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