Health monitoring for chromium


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This guide helps doctors to monitor the health of workers exposed to chromium.  

Chromium (CAS 7440-47-3) is a steel-grey metal that exists as: 

  • a free metal 

  • trivalent chromium compounds (Cr[III]) 

  • hexavalent chromium compounds (Cr[VI]). 

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