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Document ID (ISN)42271
CIS number 84-1351
ISSN - Serial title 0081-928X - Sumitomo Bulletin of Industrial Health
Year 1983
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Ikeoka H., Hakai Y., Ohashi Y., Maruoka K., Nakata J., Masutani H., Horiguchi S., Teramoto K.
Title Experimental studies on the respiratory toxicity of short-term exposure to tetrahydrofuran - Its effects on the ciliary activity and the morphology of the tracheal mucous epithelium
Bibliographic information Apr. 1983, No.19, p.113-119. Illus. 16 ref.
Abstract The tracheal epithelium of rabbits was exposed for 4h to various concentrations of tetrahydrofuran. Ciliary activity declined after exposure, with full recovery within 1.5h from the end of exposure if exposure levels had not exceeded 1000ppm. After higher exposure levels, there was less than full recovery and there were noticeable permanent morphological changes in the tracheal mucous epithelium.
Descriptors (primary) toxicology; tetrahydrofuran
Descriptors (secondary) bronchopulmonary clearance; animal experiments; respiratory impairment; inhalation toxicity; short-term exposure
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Heterocyclic compounds