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Exposure to acid anhydrides in three resin and one cushioned flooring manufacturing plants.

Abstract:

Acid anhydrides are reactive organic chemicals of low molecular weight which cause occupational asthma. No previous research on the relationship between exposure to these chemicals and respiratory sensitization and development of occupational asthma has been reported. A retrospective cohort study was carried out in four factories (three alkyd resin factories and one cushioned flooring factory) to investigate the nature of exposure-response relationships for sensitization to phthalic anhydride...

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van Tongeren, MJ More by this author
Barker, RD More by this author
Gardiner, K More by this author
Harris, JM More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
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Journal:
The Annals of occupational hygiene
Volume:
39
Issue:
5
Pages:
559-571
Publication date:
1995-10-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1475-3162
ISSN:
0003-4878
URN:
uuid:91746934-5b1e-411b-b157-899d5935b028
Source identifiers:
351671
Local pid:
pubs:351671

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