Chromium Links

  • ToxFAQs for Chromium This site on chromium, in a "frequently asked questions" format, was produced by the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), a division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

  • Chromium Central Created by an environmental risk management firm, this portal site presents a broad range of chromium information useful for professionals and the general public, particularly the news media and students.

  • WebElements Periodic Table: Chromium Includes extensive information on the chemical properties of chromium, from the simple to the complex. Designed for students and for curious, somewhat science-savvy citizens.

  • Chromium Case Study — Agency for Toxic Substance and Disease Registry This ATSDR case study, while written for primary care providers and therefore full of medical terminology, provides complete information on risk, exposure, fate, effects, and treatment of chromium. Set in the Midwest, the case study follows the diagnosis and treatment of a math teacher cum handyman exposed to chromium via a variety of pathways.

  • Toxic Air Contaminant Control Program Hexavalent Chromium Activity — State of California Air Resources Board This page gives information on the chrome plating industry and its environmental and health effects. The site contains information on regulations and what is happening in the political sphere to make breathing a bit safer.