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Uses of Cadmium

Uses of Cadmium

Uses & Benefits
  • It has very limited uses as it is a toxic metal and it can cause birth defects, cancer, etc.
  • Almost 80% of Cadmium metal is used in Nickel cadmium Batteries and now it is getting replaced with nickel hydride.

Industrial Uses
Aerospace Industry, Ammunition Industry, Chemical Industry, Electrical Industry, Electronic Industry

Medical Uses
NA

Other Uses
Alloys

Biological Properties

Toxicity
Toxic
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Present in Human Body
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In Blood
0.01 Blood/mg dm-3
24

In Bone
1.80 p.p.m.
15