Chromated steel and contact allergy

@article{Wass1991ChromatedSA,
  title={Chromated steel and contact allergy},
  author={Urban Wass and Jan E. Wahlberg},
  journal={Contact Dermatitis},
  year={1991},
  volume={24}
}
Steel surfaces can be treated with zinc and chromates to prevent the steel from rusting. Cases of allergic contact dermatitis due to the release of hexavalent chromium (Cr6+) from chromated surfaces have been reported. The main purpose of the present study was to develop a simple procedure for the determination of leachable Cr6+ that could be used in industrial applications to check the quality of chromated products and to establish a “threshold limit value” for such products. Occlusive tests… Expand
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