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Document ID (ISN)31982
CIS number 79-1428
ISSN - Serial title 0096-1736 - Journal of Occupational Medicine
Year 1979
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Axelson O., Sj÷berg A.
Title Cancer incidence and exposure to iron oxide dust.
Bibliographic information June 1979, Vol.21, No.6, p.419-422. 22 ref.
Abstract This is a report on a case-control study at a sulfuric acid production plant in Sweden. There was a high exposure to iron oxide dust, particularly hematite, with impurities of pentavalent arsenic and other metals. No excess of cancer was observed in the respiratory system or at other sites in the exposed workers.
Descriptors (primary) carcinogens; chemical industry; respirable dust; arsenic; iron oxide
Descriptors (secondary) Sweden; impurities; survey
Document type -
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Inorganic substances
Chemical industry
Iron and compounds
Arsenic and compounds