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    Chromium, MTBE, and Sulfate Health Effects

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    What are two health effects and two commonly used treatment technologies for 1. Chromium 2. MTBE 3. Sulfate?

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    Health effects
    1. Cancer: Lung cancer can develop after exposure to hexavalent chromium vapors or fumes.
    2. Digestive problems, kidney damage, and liver damage after eating food or drinking water contaminated with hexavalent chromium
    Treatment Technologies
    1. When a person is regularly exposed to chromium, the chemical can be monitored by testing hair, urine, blood serum and red blood cells. Most of the chromium that enters the body is eliminated within 24 hours.
    2. Because Chromium can infect drinking water, ...

    Solution Summary

    Details the health effects of the three chemicals and their treatment technologies.