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The bacteria self-replicate, so all that's required is a giant tank of water and cadmium to be placed in the sun.
An Oregon OSHA inspection in 2016 also found high levels of airborne cadmium, as well as traces of the metal around a water fountain.
They were rendered thoughtfully in tonal colors such as ochre, sienna, dull green, chestnut and cadmium yellow.
The union also tested the uniforms and found detectable levels of formaldehyde, cadmium, chromium and other chemicals commonly used in pesticides and detergents.
No chemical levels except cadmium were above the industry standard.
These batteries combine huge energy density with light weight and have almost completely replaced nickel-cadmium batteries.
The flight attendant union’s test results show detectable levels of formaldehyde, cadmium, chromium and other chemicals commonly used in pesticides and detergents.
In the 1990s, lithium-ion came on the scene and started displacing cadmium.
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Origin and Etymology of cadmium
First Known Use: 1818See Words from the same year
CADMIUM Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cadmium for English Language Learners
: a bluish-white metal that is used especially in protective coatings and in batteries
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