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The Risks of Hexavalent Chromium - Frequently Asked Questions

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Exposure to Hexavalent Chromium, whether that is inhalation of the fumes, skin contact or ingestion through food and water, causes cancer. It’s both a hazardous air pollutant and a human carcinogen and the chromium plating process can release chromium in its hexavalent form into the atmosphere, which if inhaled causes several cancers but most commonly, lung cancer.

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24 January 2020
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