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

Nickel and sustainability

Towards a circular economy

August 30, 2018

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Feature Story:
A catalyst for sustainable operations
Nickel-containing catalysts are widely used in the refining and petrochemical industries worldwide. At end-of-life, catalysts are either sent to landfill or sent for recycling to recover the valuable metals they contain. Refineries in Kuwait are changing the way they handle spent catalysts.