โ–ธโ–ธ
  • ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Chromium
  • ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ ้‰ป
  • ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Chroom
  • ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท Chrome
  • ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Chrom
  • ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑ ื›ืจื•ื
  • ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Cromo
  • ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต ใ‚ฏใƒญใƒ 
  • ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น Crômio
  • ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ ะฅั€ะพะผ
  • ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ Cromo
  • ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช Krom

Chromium: biological information

Chromium is an essential trace element and has a role in glucose metabolism. It seems to have an effect in the action of insulin. In anything other than trace amounts, chromium compounds should be regarded as highly toxic.

Levels in humans

The abundances of the elements in humans.

How much chromium is in your body? Find out here.

You can use this form to calculate how much chromium your body contains. Enter your weight in either kilograms or pounds and click the "Calculate" button. You must enter a number, not text! Elements for which there are no data will always give a value of zero for the weight, no matter what you put in the weight box.

Calculate how much chromium is in your body
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Image showing periodicity of the logarithm of the abundance of the chemical elements as a heat map on a periodic table grid.
Image showing periodicity of the logarithm of the abundance of the chemical elements as a heat map on a periodic table grid.
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Image showing periodicity of the logarithm of the abundance of the chemical elements as a cityscape on a periodic table grid.

Hazards and Risks

Hazards and risks associated with chromium:

Chromium metal powder is a fire hazard. All chromium compounds should be regarded as highly toxic. Chromium(VI) compounds are highly toxic and carcinogenic. Chromium(III) compounds are less toxic. Chromium compounds are important pollutants.

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