Why allergic chromate dermatitis to cement is still a problem in Australia
By Michael Woodhead
18 May 2020
Allergic chromium dermatitis (ACD) from exposure to wet cement continues to be a debilitating problem for many Australian construction workers despite the chromate-containing product being banned in other countries. Dr Kate Dear of the Occupational Dermatology Research and Education Centre in Melbourne says that reducing the level of chromium in wet cement should be an ...