Essays Tagged: "Cadmium"

heavy metals

dding to an existing burden of mercury in Arctic animals and the people who eat those animals? With cadmium, what role does natural geology play in relation to anthropogenic inputs in explaining level ... y of incidents tells us about the seriousness of high levels of exposure to some metals, especially cadmium and methyl mercury. In the 1950s, chronic cadmium poisoning from rice, coupled with dietary ...

(37 pages) 201 0 4.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biochemistry

A battery recycling proposal for a small scale community like a school.

hemical electrolyte to produce the batteries power. It is these heavy metals such as mercury, lead, cadmium, and nickel which can leak and in turn, contaminate the environment when batteries are dispo ...

(2 pages) 65 0 3.7 Jun/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Making Money Project: Chromium vs. Cadium.

ment melts at about 1857° C (about 3375° F), boils at about 2672° C (about 4842° F).Cadmium is a soft, bluish-white metal and is easily cut with a knife. It is similar in many respects ... a soft, bluish-white metal and is easily cut with a knife. It is similar in many respects to zinc. Cadmium and its compounds are highly toxic. Silver solder, which contains cadmium, should be handled ...

(2 pages) 28 0 0.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Effects of Cadmium what are the effects of Cadmium on humans, animals, and the earth?

Cadmium is a kind of metal, which is naturally found as a compound with other elements. There are ma ... a kind of metal, which is naturally found as a compound with other elements. There are many uses of cadmium, such as batteries, cigarette smoke, pigments, metal coatings, plastics, and appears a lot i ... igments, metal coatings, plastics, and appears a lot in industrial waste. The consequences of using cadmium are quite dangerous when it comes to the health of humans and the environment. It contaminat ...

(2 pages) 32 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Smoking around children

many chemicals,Acetone, Ammonia, Arsenic, Benzopyrene, Benzene (Gasoline), Butane, Carbon monoxide, Cadmium, Formaldehyde, Hydrogen Cyanide, Lead, Methoprene, Mercury, Styrene andNickel.Now that you k ...

(1 pages) 15 0 3.0 May/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

Genotoxic Agents: Heavy Metals

ny toxic heavy metals that can be highly harmful to the body; we can mention several examples, like cadmium, copper, mercury, nickel, and zinc. All of these metals when they are in an aqueous environm ... th the DNA that can alter or damage it. Let's take some of the previous metals as examples of this: cadmium, for example, when in water if it's combined with calcium and manganese it can compact the D ...

(7 pages) 22 1 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Country Risk and Strategic Planning Analysis Paper

roduced and sold to Wal-Marts world wide. These toys were claimed to be high in lead, chromium, and cadmium; which are very harmful towards animals. Wal-Mart went on to file a lawsuit against the toy ...

(10 pages) 368 0 3.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Sewage Scientific Report - Treatment plant.

the sample consists dangerous heavy metal or minor metal.Examples of elements which can be detected:Cadmium – ToxicChromium – ToxicIC (Ion Chromatography Instrument)Separation and quantifica ...

(3 pages) 661 0 0.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry


exposure. Even very low levels of exposure to lead may cause significant damage to learning ability.Cadmium is another toxic product found in electronic equipment, especially in the nickel and cadmium ... ) batteries used in many portable electronic devices. In addition to causing lung and liver damage, cadmium is a human carcinogen. For example, occupational and environmental risk factors for renal ca ...

(2 pages) 4 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays