Nickel in Mobile Phones

November 30, 2010

Cell Phone

The Nickel Institute is aware of recent media attention on possible allergic skin reactions from direct and prolonged contact with nickel-containing materials on the surfaces of some mobile (cell) phones. Such possible allergic reactions can be prevented and the Nickel Institute has been in discussion with major phone manufacturers about it since 2000.

Current Issue

Volume 31-1:Building Bridges

Nickel-containing rebar extends the lifespan

April 28, 2016


Feature Story:
La Sagrada Familia
One hundred and thirty four years after the first stone was laid, Antoni Gaudí’s magnificent basilica, the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona is approaching the final stages of construction. Nickel-containing stainless steel is playing an important role in this extraordinary structure.