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What are the health concerns associated with chromium electroplating and how are people trying to resolve them ?

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Last updated date: 16th Jul 2024
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Products discharged from Chromium electroplating contain a large number of metals including copper, chromium, nickel, zinc, manganese and lead.


Adverse effects on health:

1. Respiratory tract infection

2. Cancer

3. Permanent eye damage if exposed to particulate matter

5. Skin issues and baldness 

To resolve the above problem followings things are followed:

1. non chromium alternative can be used: nickel, tin, cobalt etc

2. mild steel

3. Use of water insoluble chromium