The Star has established that there is grumbling in the sector amid claims that Henry Ogola, who chaired the technical committee which recommended the lowering of the cadmium
levels, is a local agent of a firm which is the only one that meets the requirement.
Common sources of cadmium
are cigarettes and marijuana, refined foods (white flour, white sugar, etc.), tap water, some cold drinks, margarine, canned fruits and beverages, petrochemical pollution, nickel cadmium
batteries, and fish and shellfish.
In 2016, EcoWaste Coalition asked the Department of Environment and Natural Resources to speed up the approval of a strong Chemical Control Order for cadmium
, according to the WHO, exerts toxic effects on the renal, skeletal and respiratory systems, and is classified as a human carcinogen.
and lead, which can accumulate in the body and damage human health, should not be present in our consumer products, especially for items that are supposed to enhance good health and better life," Dizon said.
In these females, the primary source of cadmium
exposure was through their diet, because those residential areas of Japan were significantly polluted with cadmium12.
potentially can cause serious environmental hazards including embryotoxicity, carcinogenicity and teratogenicity in developing embryos, which may lead to the serious abnormalities such as reduction in body weight, micromelia, micropthelmia and hemorrhages (Gilani and Alibhai, 1990).
Local cacao farmers should take advantage of the low cadmium
level of their cacao beans, the PTIC in Geneva said, as Swiss chocolatiers look for new sources of the produce to protect their international reputation for high-quality chocolate.
A number of toxic effects from exposure to cadmium
were observed through laboratory experiments.
However, Scott Peterson, Training manager at SIFCO ASC, is already heavily involved in bringing a cadmium
alternative to the OEM and MRO markets.
Abstract: The study was carried out on the effects of cadmium
(Cd) on liver, gizzard and kidney of Larus argentatus.
Complete modeling of cadmium
removal on Thar coal which is lignite in its nature has been carried out.
oxide thin films have various applications in different industries such as solar cells, flat LEDs, gas sensors, transparent electrodes, optical transistors and OLEDs.
is present in the environment and has a wide variety of industrial applications.