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Document ID (ISN)33420
CIS number 80-792
ISSN - Serial title 0049-8610 - Zeitschrift für die gesamte Hygiene und ihre Grenzgebiete
Year 1979
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Herrmann G., Viehrig J.
Title Irritative respiratory tract disorders due to ammonia and sulfuric acid aerosols in a cuoxam spinning mill
Original title Irritative Atemwegserkrankungen durch Ammoniak und Schwefelsäureaerosole in einer Kuoxamseidenspinnerei [in German]
Bibliographic information Aug. 1979, Vol.25, No.8, p.581-584. 25 ref.
Abstract The combined effects of these chemicals on lung function were studied in 80 workers. 24% had mild and 28% moderate lung function impairment. It is recommended to transfer affected persons to other jobs, and the need for medical follow-up is stressed. An industrial medical monitoring programme for this work is proposed.
Descriptors (primary) cuoxam; ammonia; textile industry; spinning; sulfuric acid; man-made fibres
Descriptors (secondary) respiratory impairment; medical supervision
Document type -
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Inorganic substances
Inorganic sulfur compounds
Copper and compounds