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Synonyms for cadmium

a soft bluish-white ductile malleable toxic bivalent metallic element

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International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), 1993.Cadmium and cadmium compounds. In: Beryllium, Cadmium, Mercury and Exposure in the Glass Manufacturing Industry.
Injection of cadmium compounds into certain laboratory rodent species can induce acute and permanent testicular and sarcomas tend to arise at the site injection [16].
Similarly, cadmium compounds such as cadmium sulfide and cadmium selenide were-and still are--used to produce yellow and orange hues in plastics (Rangos, 2003; Vonkeman, Thornton, & Makuch, 2001).
As a matter of fact, there are several industrial plants and metal-work-related factories, currently operating in the area, that use cadmium compounds as stabilizers for PVC products, color pigments, alloys, and rechargeable nickel cadmium batteries.
The material was originally in liquid form before being solidified and baked inside two-foot-long canisters with cadmium compounds to prevent a nuclear reaction.