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Related to cadmium: Cadmium chloride, Cadmium oxide, Cadmium Plating, Cadmium poisoning
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a soft bluish-white ductile malleable toxic bivalent metallic element

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The Petition states that the May 2015 European Parliament vote rejecting the European Commission legal act exempting cadmium quantum dots in electronic equipment from the hazardous substance bans under the EU RoHS Directive means that cadmium quantum dots are consequently no longer legally allowed in the EU as of 1 July 2014.
Two effective doses of cadmium (15 and 25 /[micro]M/kg) were selected for electron microscopy.
Furthermore, 23% of the toys contained more than 10 times the lead limit, and 12% contained more than 10 times the cadmium limit.
To estimate dietary cadmium intake, we adapted methodology commonly used for dietary micronutrient estimates (Schakel et al.
During this period, fish were fed cadmium-free diet to deplete the body cadmium reserve.
ANYTIME YOU SPOT CADMIUM CORROSION ON THEIR CONNECTORS AND COVERS, YOU MUST FOLLOW THESE PRECAUTIONS.
The effect of the pH of aqueous solution on lead and cadmium adsorption was studied by performing equilibrium sorption tests at different initial pH values of solutions.
Scientists accessed the participants' exposure to cadmium by measuring its levels in the women's urine and blood.
The study found that increases in lead and cadmium levels led to reductions in the probability of pregnancy.
Washington, March 16( ANI ): Dietary cadmium, a toxic metal widely dispersed in the environment and found in many farm fertilizers, may cause an increased risk of breast cancer in women, a new study has suggested.
TOKYO, Jan 31 (KUNA) -- A 300-km section of the Liujiang River will be affected by a cadmium spill that occurred on the upstream Longjiang River in south China, state-run Xinhua News Agency reported Tuesday.
Notably, this testing revealed a highly increased cadmium concentration in whole blood of 106.
The dairy industry is intensifying efforts to convince the European Commission not to "waste everyone's time" with proposals to introduce safety limits on cadmium in milk.
A further step to ban cadmium from being used as a colorant or stabiliser in plastics is being taken by the European Commission as an amendment to the REACH regulations.