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Document ID (ISN)41723
CIS number 84-773
ISSN - Serial title 0035-5836 - Rivista degli infortuni e delle malattie professionali
Year 1980
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Mazzella di Bosco M., Tarducci G., Esposito Iacenna V.
Title Health effects of hydrocyanic acid, cyanides, cyano compounds, cyanic acid and its esters
Original title Contributo alla conoscenza della patologia da acido cianidrico, cianuri, composti del cianogeno, acido cianico e suoi esteri [in Italian]
Bibliographic information Sept.-Dec. 1980, Vol.6, Nos.5-6, p.685-700. 60 ref.
Abstract Aspects reviewed are: pathogenesis (toxicological profiles of hydrocyanic acid; organic compounds such as nitriles; isocyanates), symptoms of acute poisoning, long-term exposure, first aid, prevention and biological monitoring. Conclusions: knowledge of the occupational pathology is relatively sparse, especially as regards the clinical picture of prolonged exposure; medical supervision of exposed subjects is not without difficulties even when methods of biological monitoring are available.
Descriptors (primary) cyano compounds; cyanides; toxicology; nitriles; isocyanates
Descriptors (secondary) cyanic acid; literature survey; hydrocyanic acid; cyanogen; exposure tests; short-term exposure; long-term exposure; health hazards; medical supervision; smoking
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Inorganic substances
Isocyanates
Cyano compounds