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The two-character ISO 3166 country code for COSTA RICA.

CR

1. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for the Republic of Costa Rica. This is the code used in international transactions to and from Costa Rican bank accounts.

2. ISO 3166-2 geocode for Costa Rica. This is used as an international standard for shipping to Costa Rica. Each Costa Rican province has its own code with the prefix "CR." For example, the code for the Province of Limon is ISO 3166-2:CR-L.
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When hexavalent chromium particles are inhaled, large particles may be trapped in the mucous membranes of the mouth and nose.
But, based on the University of Vermont results, it did allow this claim: "One small study suggests that chromium picolinate may reduce the risk of insulin resistance, and therefore possibly may reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes.
Chromium 6 is a metal-finishing chemical that gained public attention in the Academy Award-winning film ``Erin Brokovich.
In another study (18), we found that chromium high-dose treatment of fathers resulted in significantly increased IGF1 in offspring, and microarray analysis of gene expression in the offspring livers revealed a decreased expression of IGF BP1 compared with controls.
As part of a double-blind placebo-controlled study, he gave 26 overweight people with diabetes either 1,000 micrograms of chromium or a placebo daily for eight months.
They added chromium to these athletes' diets in th form of a simple nutritional supplement, niacin-bound chromium, found in a variety of nutritional formulas, usually listed as an ingredient under the trade name ChromeMate.
The best food sources of nutritional chromium are not high on the menu of most people: brewer's yeast, black pepper, and wheat germ.
It covers the present situation, historical background and future forecast of Chromium market.
The Hexavalent Chromium Standard is currently in effect, however employers have until May 31, 2010 to complete engineering controls, as necessary.
An Atwater Village metal-plating company was charged Thursday with polluting groundwater with chromium 6 - the first case in a new crackdown on firms suspected of tainting the aquifer supplying the city's drinking water.
Experiments beginning almost a half-century ago showed that chromium supplements can restore blood sugar control to some people and animals with diabetes.