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ID (ISN) del documento55871
Número CIS 91-907
ISSN - Título de la serie 0271-3586 - American Journal of Industrial Medicine
Año 1990
Número de serie
Autor(es) O'Malley M.A., Carpenter A.V., Sweeney M.H., Fingerhut M.A., Marlow D.A., Halperin W.E., Mathias C.G.
Título Chloracne associated with employment in the production of pentachlorophenol
Información bibliográfica 1990, Vol.17, No.4, p.411-421. 23 ref.
Resumen To evaluate the association between exposure to pentachlorophenol (PCP) and the occurrence of chloracne, the medical and personnel records for individuals employed in the manufacturing of PCP were studied. Forty-seven cases of chloracne were identified among 648 workers (7%) assigned to PCP production at a single plant between 1953 and 1978. No linear trend in the risk of chloracne was observed with the duration of employment. Workers with a documented episode of direct skin contact with PCP had a significantly increased risk of chloracne compared with workers who did not have such an episode. Results confirm that chloracne is associated with exposure to PCP contaminated with hexachlorinated, heptachlorinated, and octachlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and dibenzofurans.
Descriptores (primarios) dibenzodioxinas cloradas; industria química; valoración de la exposición; dibenzofuranos clorados; acné clórico; pentaclorofenol
Descriptores (secundarios) productos para la conservación de la madera; hexaclorodibenzo-p-dioxina; hexacloro-1,2,3,7,8,9 dibenzodioxina; exámenes médicos de contrato; encuesta epidemiológica; exámenes médicos periódicos; erupciones cutáneas
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
País / Estado o ProvinciaEstados Unidos
Tema(s) Patología profesional
Broad subject area(s) Riesgos químicos
Navegación por categoria(s) Skin diseases
Exposure evaluation
Phenols and phenolic compounds
Alcohols
Heterocyclic compounds
Chemical industry