Largest study to date evaluates occupational health risks to hardmetal workers

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Workers in the hardmetal industry are not at increased risk for lung cancer or any of 63 other potential causes of death, concluded the largest and most definitive study on this population to date. The study of more than 32,000 workers in five countries was performed after smaller French and Swedish studies indicated that tungsten carbide with a cobalt binder — the primary ingredients in hardmetal — may be linked to an increased risk of lung cancer.

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