Chromium

General Information

Date Added Resource Source
Nov 2005

NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards: Chromium metal (as Cr)

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/npg/npgd0141.html

The NIOSH Pocket Guide (NPG) is intended as a source of general industrial hygiene information on several hundred chemicals/classes for workers, employers, and occupational health professionals. The information found in the NPG should help users recognize and control occupational chemical hazards.

(NIOSH)
Nov 2005

ToxFAQs for Chromium

http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/toxfaqs/tf.asp?id=61&tid=17

This fact sheet answers the most frequently asked health questions about chromium. This fact sheet is one in a series of summaries about hazardous substances and their health effects.

(ATSDR)
Nov 2005

Chromium: A Thoroughly Modern Metal

http://www.dartmouth.edu/~toxmetal/toxic-metals/more-metals/chromium-history.html

This website provided by Dartmouth Toxic Metals Research Program provides a very informative and interesting history of the use of chromium in industry and the workplace, including its common natural and manufactured forms.

(Dartmouth University)
Nov 2005

Haz-Map Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Agents: Chromium and compounds

http://hazmap.nlm.nih.gov/cgi-bin/hazmap_generic?tbl=TblAgents&id=7

Haz-Map is an occupational health database designed for healthand safety professionals andfor consumers seeking information about the health effects of exposure to chemicals and biologicals at work. Haz-Map links jobs and hazardous tasks with occupational diseases and their symptoms. It is one of the products and services made available by the National Library of Medicine’s (NLM) Toxicology and Environmental Health Information Program.

(NLM)
Nov 2005

EPA Technology Transfer Network Air Toxics Website: Chromium Compounds

http://www.epa.gov/ttn/atw/hlthef/chromium.html

Hazard Summary-Created in April 1992; Revised in January 2000. This page includes information on sources, potential exposures and health effects related to Chromium. The main sources of information for this fact sheet are EPA's Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS), EPA's Toxicological Review of Trivalent Chromium and Toxicological Review of Hexavalent, and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry's (ATSDR's) Toxicological Profile for Chromium.

(EPA)
Nov 2005

NIOSH Safety and Health Topic: Chromium (Chromium IV, Chromic (VI) Acid, Chromates (VI))

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/chromium/

This topic page lists NIOSH resources for chromium including pocket guide, international safety cards and NIOSH manual of analytical methods.

(NIOSH)
Nov 2005

New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services Hazardous Substance Fact Sheet: Chromium (revised 1/2000) (PDF)

http://www.state.nj.us/health/eoh/rtkweb/documents/fs/0432.pdf

This six-page fact sheet on Chromium provides information related to workplace exposure to chromium including hazard summary and identification, how to determine if you are exposed, exposure limits, ways of reducing exposure, health effects, medical testing and more.

(New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services)