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Uses of Chromium and Cadmium

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1.1 Uses & Benefits
  • It is used to harden the steel and produces a stainless steel and other various alloys.
  • It is also used to give proper finish to polished mirrors. Its chromium plates are used in bathroom fittings.
  • 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.
1.1.1 Industrial Uses
Automobile Industry, Chemical Industry
Aerospace Industry, Ammunition Industry, Chemical Industry, Electrical Industry, Electronic Industry
1.1.2 Medical Uses
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1.1.3 Other Uses
Alloys
Alloys
1.2 Biological Properties
1.2.1 Toxicity
Highly Toxic
Toxic
1.2.2 Present in Human Body
60% Transition Metals Metals have it !
60% Transition Metals Metals have it !
1.2.3 In Blood
Uses of Sodium
0.11 Blood/mg dm-3
Rank: 12 (Overall)
0.01 Blood/mg dm-3
Rank: 24 (Overall)
Uses of Plutonium
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1.2.4 In Bone
Uses of Calcium
0.33 p.p.m.
Rank: 21 (Overall)
1.80 p.p.m.
Rank: 15 (Overall)
Uses of Plutonium
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