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 31-2 : The water issue

August 12, 2016


Feature Story:
From seawater to drinking water
As much as 40% of the global population is affected by potable water shortages. Not only does it have to be safe to drink, all countries need fresh water to support agriculture. Yet a very high proportion of our world's water reserves are salty or brackish and not fit for human consumption.