Nickel Urine Test
- Kidney Health
- Trace Elements
Kidney Health (1 Biomarker)
Trace Elements (2 Biomarkers)
From the expert
Nickel can be found in alloys, particularly nickel/copper and nickel/chromium, in the manufacture of stainless steel, coins, magnets, chemical and food process equipment
Nickel come into contact with the body in two ways; through breathing in dust and fumes containing nickel or from contact with the skin. Exposure to nickel can cause irritation of the skin and eyes, allergic reactions in the skin and respiratory tract, asthma, inflammation of the lungs and cancer of the lungs and nose.
The most common harmful health effect of nickel in humans is an allergic reaction. Approximately 10-20% of the population is sensitive to nickel.
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