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INORGANIC NICKEL COMPOUND [1 record]

Record 1 2003-03-03

English

Subject field(s)
  • Chemical Elements and Compounds
  • Pollutants
CONT

NIOSH [National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health] recommended to OSHA [Occupational Safety and Health Administration] that exposure to nickel be limited to 0.015 mg/m³ (as a 10-hour TWA [= time-weighted average]) because of observed carcinogenicity of nickel metal and all inorganic nickel compounds.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Éléments et composés chimiques
  • Agents de pollution
CONT

Le nickel inorganique exerce une action astringente sur les muqueuses. Des sensibilisations accompagnées de manifestations allergiques peuvent survenir chez les personnes sensibles. Parfois apparition d'une dermatite du nickel.

Spanish

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