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Document ID (ISN)107673
CIS number 08-147
ISSN - Serial title 1232-1087 - International Journal of Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health
Year 2007
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Śiwinska-Kowalska M., Prasher D., Alves Rodrigues C., Zamysłowska-Szmytke E., Campo P., Henderson D., Lund S.P., Johnson A.C., Schńper M., Ídkvist L, Starck J., Toppila E., Schneider E., M÷ller C., Fuente A., Gopal K.V.
Title Ototoxicity of organic solvents - From scientific evidence to health policy
Bibliographic information 2nd Quarter 2007, Vol.20, No.2, p.215-222. 45 ref.
Abstract Review article on a workshop on the ototoxicity of organic solvents held in Łˇdź, Poland, 15-16 November 2006. The papers presented examined the evidence and the links between isolated exposure to organic solvents, combined exposure to noise and solvents, and effects on the auditory system. The main purpose of the conference was to review the key scientific evidence and to gather the necessary knowledge for developing adequate occupational health policies.
Descriptors (primary) noise; ototoxic effects; hearing loss; organic solvents
Descriptors (secondary) threshold limit values; toluene; conference; synergism; dose-response relationship; styrene
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceHong Kong; Germany; Denmark; Spain; Finland; France; United Kingdom; Poland; Sweden; USA
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Noise
Diseases of the ear and hearing damage