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Document ID (ISN)55406
CIS number 91-130
ISSN - Serial title 0173-3338 - Zentralblatt für Arbeitsmedizin, Arbeitsschutz, Prophylaxe und Ergonomie
Year 1988
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Wolf C., Pospischil M., Petzi D.H., Petrak R.
Title Bronchial hyperreactivity in foundry workers
Original title Bronchiale Hyperreaktivität bei Arbeitern einer Graugiesserei [in German]
Bibliographic information 1988, Vol.38, No.9, p.279-285. Illus. 13 ref.
Abstract Lung function tests before and after bronchial provocation were performed on 47 workers of a core shop in a light-metal foundry with 3 years of exposure. Visual disturbances (blue haze) due to exposure to dimethylisopropylamine were reported by 36 workers. Bronchial ractivity was elevated in 20 workers as compared with non-exposed controls.
Descriptors (primary) dimethylamine; allergic reactivity; moulding and coremaking
Descriptors (secondary) amines; aliphatic amines; methylamines; foundries; epidemiologic study; respiratory function tests; pulmonary ventilation
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Metal production and metalworking
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Foundries, metalcasting and forging operations
Aliphatic amines