Toxic Elements In E-Waste
Electrical and electronic equipment contains materials out of which a few are hazardous metal and have very adverse effect on human health as well as on environment if not disposed properly. Although some naturally occurring substances are nontoxic in nature their use in the manufacturing of electronic devices often results in compound formations which are hazardous to environment (e.g. chromium becomes chromium VI). The following is the list of most toxic elements found in e-waste.