chromium

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a hard brittle multivalent metallic element

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Louis Bay, would be likely to accumulate in oysters near the bay than in sediments because soluble chromium compounds would be expected to precipitate or complex with fine particles that are ingested by filter-feeding oysters.
Molybdenum, titanium, and zirconium are, in principle, possible substitutes for chromium compounds as passivation agents.
The World Heath Organisation say certain chromium compounds are human carcinogens - cancer causing agents.
The OSU study is extremely important in clarifying the absorption of various chromium compounds in humans," said James Komorowski, MS, VP Technical Services and Scientific Affairs at Nutrition 21.
Smith says different chromium compounds are regulated to a greater or lesser extent than others, depending upon the other substances involved.
Nutrition 21 holds 36 patents for nutrition products and uses, 27 of which are for chromium compounds and their uses.
Nutrition 21 holds 33 patents for nutrition products and uses, 23 of which are for chromium compounds and their uses.
Nutrition 21 holds 34 patents for nutrition products, 25 of which are for chromium compounds and their uses.
Chromium-6 is the most toxic of the chromium compounds, according to the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry [see "Reflections on Hexavalent Chromium: Health Hazards of an Industrial Heavyweight," EHP 108:A402-A407 (2000)].
Hexavalent chromium is recognized as a potential human carcinogen, although there is limited evidence in humans and inadequate evidence in experimental animals for the carcinogencity of chromium compounds in welding fumes, according to NIOSH.
In the air, chromium compounds are present mainly as fine dust particles that eventually settle over the land and water.
Nutrition 21 holds 36 patents for nutrition products, 22 of which are for chromium compounds and their uses.