Where is it Commonly Found?Batteries, metal alloys, hardware coatings, and paints.
What are its known health effects?
What are its suspected health effects?
For hardware coatings - stainless steel and galvanized finishes. For all other applications there are viable cadmium free options.
Additional Regulatory Information
On multiple federal and state chemical watch lists.
Does it Correspond With Any Green Building Credits?Living Building Challenge (1.2) - Prerequisite 5;
How is it Categorized?
What is its Origin?On multiple federal and state chemical watch lists.
Cadmium is a heavy metal in the periodic table (symbol Cd) that is a byproduct of the zinc production process.
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