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Document ID (ISN)110363
CIS number 09-1327
ISSN - Serial title 0339-6517 - Documents pour le médecin du travail
Year 2009
Convention or series no. DMT 119TA83
Author(s) Crépy M.N.
Title Occupational skin diseases from crop protection products
Original title Dermatoses professionnelles aux produits phytosanitaires [in French]
Bibliographic information 3rd Quarter 2009, No.119, p.347-364. Illus. 77 ref.
Internet access$File/TA83.pdf [in French]
Abstract Occupational skin diseases caused by crop protection products consist primarily of irritation contact dermatitis, which may be sometimes severe, and more rarely of allergic contact dermatitis. By far the most exposed occupations are farm workers using crop protection products or working on treated crops. Many pesticides approved in France are toxic to the skin. Diagnosis is based on anamnesis, clinical examinations and skin tests with products used at work in cases of suspected allergy.
Descriptors (primary) herbicides; insecticides; agriculture; skin diseases; fungicides
Descriptors (secondary) allergens; phthalimides; compensation of occupational diseases; France; methyl bromide; arsenic and compounds; chlorinated organic compounds; paraquat; triazines; 2,4,5,6-tetrachloroisophthalonitrile; organophosphorus compounds; diazines; organotin compounds; pyrethroids; dithiocarbamates; carbamates; eczema; sodium chlorate; limitation of exposure; skin tests; sulfur; copper sulfate; glyphosate; irritants
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Skin diseases
Agricultural chemicals