Acute and chronic systemic chromium toxicity.

  title={Acute and chronic systemic chromium toxicity.},
  author={Shayne C. Gad},
  journal={The Science of the total environment},
  volume={86 1-2},
  • Shayne C. Gad
  • Published 1989 in The Science of the total environment
Although chromium and compounds containing it have been recognized as having potential severe adverse effects on health for more than 160 years, understanding of the systemic toxicology and true hazard of these compounds is still not complete. A review of the current state of knowledge is attempted in this paper, with appropriate attention given to the complications of multiple valence states and solubility. Selected chromium compounds, particularly hexavalent ones, are carcinogens, corrosives… CONTINUE READING

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