TITLE

Lung cancer mortality among chromate production workers

AUTHOR(S)
Luippold, R.S.; Mundt, K.A.; Austin, R.P.; Liebig, E.; Panko, J.; Crump, C.; Crump, K.; Proctor, D.
PUB. DATE
June 2003
SOURCE
Occupational & Environmental Medicine;Jun2003, Vol. 60 Issue 6, p451
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Assesses mortality in 1997 among former workers of a U.S. chromate production plant employed for at least a year between 1940 and 1972. Health effects of occupational exposure to hexavalent chromium (Cr(VI)) compounds; Industries wherein Cr(VI) has also been recognized to pose an inhalation cancer hazard; Variety of Cr(VI) chemicals in which workers in chromate production plants have been exposed to; Cause of death for identified decedents; Mortality analysis.
ACCESSION #
10091339

 

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