Addition of ferrous sulfate to cement and risk of chromium dermatitis among construction workers

@article{Roto1996AdditionOF,
  title={Addition of ferrous sulfate to cement and risk of chromium dermatitis among construction workers},
  author={Pekka Roto and H Sainio and Timo Reunala and Pekka Laippala},
  journal={Contact Dermatitis},
  year={1996},
  volume={34}
}
Lowering the water‐soluble chromium content of cement to < 2 ppm has been suggested to diminish tile risk of allergic hand dermatitis caused by chromium among construction workers. The prevalence of chromium dermatitis was determined for a representative sample of 913 house construction workers and 707 concrete element prefabrications workers, with a questionnaire and clinical examination, before the use of cement with such H low content of water‐soluble chromium was Lined on Finnish… 
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