Editorial Features for January 2005

Editorial Features Archive

The Painful Truth About Hexavalent Chromium Permissible Exposure Limits The Painful Truth About Hexavalent Chromium Permissible Exposure Limits

A proposed government regulation designed to protect workers from exposure to hexavalent chromium carries a potentially dangerous side effect. Chrome plating employers contend the ruling would bankrupt half the industry and force other companies to relocate to countries where environmental laws are less strict.