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Document ID (ISN)108860
CIS number 08-1303
ISSN - Serial title 0339-6517 - Documents pour le mÚdecin du travail
Year 2008
Convention or series no. DMT 114TR43
Author(s) Rosenberg N.
Title Occupational allergic respiratory diseases among painters
Original title Affections respiratoires professionnelles allergiques chez les peintres [in French]
Bibliographic information June 2008, No.114, p.273-284. Illus. 39 ref.
Internet access http://www.dmt-prevention.fr/inrs-pub/inrs01.nsf/IntranetObject-accesParReference/TR%2043/$File/TR43.pdf [in French]
Abstract Occupational allergic respiratory diseases observed among painters essentially consist of rhinitis and asthma. Products likely to cause respiratory allergies include constituents of polyurethane, amine, phenolic and epoxy resins, inorganic (chromates, cobalt) and organic (azo) pigments, formaldehyde, and additives such as aromatic amines and polyfunctional aziridines. Dust levels found in the work environment can also be a causal factor. This article also discusses physiopathological mechanisms, diagnosis, prevention (limitation of exposure) and rules applying to the compensation of these diseases in France.
Descriptors (primary) occupational diseases; allergic respiratory disorders; risk factors; painting
Descriptors (secondary) formaldehyde; chromates; epoxy resins; polyurethanes; compensation of occupational diseases; rhinitis; cobalt; France; amino resins; phenol-formaldehyde polymers; aromatic amines; pigments; allergic asthma; diagnosis; limitation of exposure; medical treatment; chromium; airborne dust
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Construction industry
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)
Surface treatment
Allergies