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Printable Cadmium and Cadmium Compounds Fact Sheet

Cadmium (Cd) is a soft, silver-white, low-melting-point metal. Cadmium is extracted mainly as a byproduct of the mining and processing of zinc, lead, or copper. Cadmium has many uses in industry and consumer products, mainly in batteries, pigments, coatings and plating solutions, polymer stabilizers, metal alloys, and some other compounds. Due to its serious adverse effects on human health and the environment, Cd is subject to multiple regulations at the state, federal, and international levels.

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