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Document ID (ISN)19525
CIS number 72-2810
ISSN - Serial title Das deutsche Gesundheitswesen
Year 1971
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Schubel F., Linss G.
Title Inhalation allergy to "Zineb 80" fungicide
Original title Inhalationsallergie durch Fungizid "Zineb 80" [in German]
Bibliographic information June 1971, Vol.26, No.25, p.1187-1189. 6 ref.
Abstract Report of a case of pronounced allergic mucosal irritation with oedema following work in a field which had 1h previously been sprayed with Zineb 80 (zinc ethylenebisdithiocarbamate). Medical history, clinical and laboratory findings and therapy are described. Workers should not be allowed to enter fields immediately after they have been treated with agricultural chemicals, even if these chemicals are claimed to be non-toxic for man.
Descriptors (primary) zineb; fungicides; allergic respiratory disorders; agriculture; crop protection
Descriptors (secondary) irritants; mucous membrane diseases; case study
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Agricultural chemicals
Agriculture
Allergies
Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)
Amides