|Document ID (ISN)||103620|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0339-6517 - Documents pour le mÚdecin du travail
|Convention or series no.
||Occupational respiratory allergies to acid anhydrides
||Allergie respiratoire professionnelle aux anhydrides d'acide [in French]|
||1st Quarter 2005, No.101, p.79-87. 63 ref.
||Anhydrides of di- and tri-carboxylic acids are extremely reactive chemicals. They are widely used in the plastics industry. They are responsible for many allergic respiratory problems that result from their inhalation in the form of powder or smoke in occupational settings. Contents of this information sheet on occupational respiratory allergies to acid anhydrides: pathophysiology; prevalence among exposed occupations; diagnosis at the place of work; confirmation of diagnosis in a specialised medical institution; evolution; prevention; compensation of occupational diseases.
||allergens; allergic respiratory disorders; plastics industry; carboxylic acid anhydrides
||pyromellitic anhydride; industrial physicians; France; maleic anhydride; phthalic anhydride; asthma; allergic asthma; respirable dust; tetrachlorophthalic anhydride; himic anhydride; hexahydrophthalic anhydride; trimellitic anhydride; smoke; diagnosis; inhalation tests; skin tests; medical examinations; compensation of occupational diseases
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||France|
Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)
Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)