An odorless and tasteless metallic element, chromium occurs naturally in the environment and can be found in things like rocks, plants and and soil.
What hazardous compounds in the reaction?
About 200 million Americans across all 50 states have been exposed to chromium through their tap water with higher recommended levels of chromium.
Chromium-6, and cancer causing chemical, according to a new report.
Also, The health hazards associated with exposure to chromium are dependent on its oxidation state.
How is this chemical compound or chemical reaction used in my chosen career?
The chemical compound is used in water taps in your home or in restaurants etc. But it naturally occurs in rocks, plants and soil.
Describe this chemical compound or chemical reaction in scientific words
Chromium is a chemical element with symbol Cr and atomic number 24.
It is a steely-grey, lustrous, hard and brittle metal which takes a high polish, resists tarnishing, and has a high melting point.