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Document ID (ISN)39185
CIS number 83-228
ISSN - Serial title 0340-0131 - International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health
Year 1981
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Raffi G.B., Violante F.S.
Title Is Freon 113 neurotoxic? A case report
Bibliographic information Nov. 1981, Vol.49, No.2, p.125-127. 8 ref.
Abstract A case of neuropathy in a woman occupationally exposed (cloth cleaning) to Freon 113 (trichlorotrifluoroethane) for about 7 years is described: exposure, clinical signs, electromyographic examination, clinical improvement after cessation of exposure. It is suggested that this fluorocarbon has a neurotoxic action, and the need of further research to confirm this hypothesis is emphasised.
Descriptors (primary) neurotoxic effects; dry cleaning; fluorinated hydrocarbons; laundries
Descriptors (secondary) case study; 1,1,2-trichloro-1,2,2-trifluoroethane
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Laundries and dry cleaning
Diseases of the nervous system
Halogenated hydrocarbons
Fluorocarbons