National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Scientific Review of Nickel (Metallic) and Certain Nickel Alloys

Status: Listed in the Report on Carcinogens (RoC)

Primary Uses or Exposures: Metallic nickel is a silvery white metal that is mainly used in alloys with most exposures occurring occupationally by inhalation or skin contact.

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