Heavy Metal Pollution in the Environment
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Heavy Metal Pollution in the Environment

Learn about the significant impact of heavy metal pollution on the environment and living organisms. Understand the dangers posed by heavy metal toxicity and how industrial activities contribute to environmental contamination.

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Questions and Answers

Which heavy metal is commonly found in liquid batik industry waste?

Chromium (Cr)

What are the potential health hazards of high accumulation of chromium in the human body?

Liver and kidney disorders

Which heavy metal is closely associated with mining processes and vehicle emissions?

Lead (Pb)

In what form is chromium commonly used in industries?

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Which heavy metal is often present in industrial waste from cement production?

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Study Notes

Heavy Metals in Industries

  • Chromium is commonly found in liquid waste from the batik industry.
  • High accumulation of chromium in the human body can cause potential health hazards.
  • Lead is closely associated with mining processes and vehicle emissions.
  • Chromium is commonly used in industries in its hexavalent form (Cr6+).
  • Cadmium is often present in industrial waste from cement production.

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