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.

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Volume 31-3

From Farm to Fork

December 14, 2016

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Feature Story:
The secret ingredient in Italy's culinary love affair: nickel
Italy is known for both its love of food and its love of design. And by virtue of its hygienic properties, corrosion-resistant characteristics and attractive finish, nickel-containing stainless steel has played a notable role in this love affair.