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Document ID (ISN)42215
CIS number 84-1336
ISSN - Serial title 0007-1072 - British Journal of Industrial Medicine
Year 1983
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Bond G.G., Ott M.G., Brenner F.E., Cook R.R.
Title Medical and morbidity surveillance findings among employees potentially exposed to TCDD
Bibliographic information Aug. 1983, Vol.40, No.3, p.318-324. 15 ref.
Abstract 204 men potentially exposed to TCDD and 61 men who had been involved in a chloracne incident in the area of 2,4,5-trichlorophenol (TCP) production were compared with matched unexposed controls. There were few significant differences between exposed and unexposed subjects. Workers potentially exposed to TCDD during manufacture of 2,4,5-trichlorophenoxyacetic acid had a significantly higher incidence of ulcer and digestive diseases, but these were absent in TCP production workers.
Descriptors (primary) herbicides; chemical industry; trichlorophenol; haematological effects; tetrachlorodibenzodioxin
Descriptors (secondary) trichlorophenoxyacetic acid; comparative study; peptic ulcer; gastrointestinal diseases
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Blood diseases
Agricultural chemicals
Phenols and phenolic compounds
Alcohols
Heterocyclic compounds
Chemical industry