Chromium 6, the ’Erin Brockovich Carcinogen,’ Now in the Drinking Water of 250m Americans, Report Reveals - EnviroNews | The Environmental News Specialists
Un article du 22 août dernier, via “naked capitalism”
Hexavalent chromium is used in textile dyes, wood preservation, chromate conversion coatings, dyes, paints, inks, and plastics. It is added as an anticorrosive agent to paints, primers, and other surface coatings. Within the European Union, the use of chromium 6 in electronics is largely banned by the Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive.