Chrome plating: symptoms, findings in the upper airways, and effects on lung function.

@article{Lindberg1983ChromePS,
  title={Chrome plating: symptoms, findings in the upper airways, and effects on lung function.},
  author={Eirik Lindberg and G{\"o}ran Hedenstierna},
  journal={Archives of environmental health},
  year={1983},
  volume={38 6},
  pages={367-74}
}
Respiratory symptoms, lung function, and changes in the nasal septum were noted for 100 subjects exposed to chrome plating. The findings were compared with those of 119 nonexposed controls, studied with identical techniques, as well as with data in the literature. Complaints of nasal irritation were common among subjects exposed to a daily average that exceeded 1 microgram/m3 of chromic acid, while the frequency of chronic bronchitis was similar to that in different control series. Nasal septal… CONTINUE READING

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