|Document ID (ISN)||34294|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0037-4512 - Sichere Arbeit
|Convention or series no.
||Health damage due to diisocyanates
||Erkrankung durch Diisocyanate [in German]|
||1980, Vol.33, No.2, p.23-25.
||Tolylene, diphenylmethane, naphthylene and hexamethylene diisocyanates are the most important as regards volume of production and number of workers exposed. Disorders of the respiratory tract (including a recent case of allergic asthma) were observed in 5% of the exposed workers. Roundup of the state of the art concerning toxic concentrations in animals and man, symptoms and health damage. In comparison with the lung disorders due to these substances, toxic and allergic skin disorders are relatively insignificant. Review of the symptoms and clinical course of allergic asthma; results of immunological research.
||isocyanates; allergic asthma; bronchial diseases
||diphenylmethane diisocyanate; hexamethylene diisocyanate; naphthylene diisocyanate; pathogenesis; symptoms; immuno-allergy; inhalation toxicity; 2,4-tolylene diisocyanate
||D - Periodical articles
|Broad subject area(s)
||Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)