Post: Chromium Linked To Cancer Says NIH
Posted by Deborah on 5/17/07
Who told the NIH?
Chromium's link to cancer confirmed
Lab rats developed malignant tumors after drinking tainted water
Updated: 7:46 p.m. CT May 16, 2007
LOS ANGELES - A type of chromium highlighted in the film
"Erin Brockovich" causes cancer in lab animals when they
drink it in water, and it could be harmful to people, the
U.S. National Institutes of Health said on Wednesday.
Hexavalent chromium, also called chromium 6, already has
been shown to cause lung cancer when inhaled and is
controlled by the Environmental Protection Agency as well as
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