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Document ID (ISN)51815
CIS number 89-910
ISSN - Serial title Gigiena truda i professional'nye zabolevanija
Year 1987
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Cyrkunov L.P.
Title Toxico-allergic dermatitis due to ethylenediamine in herbicide (zineb) production
Original title Toksiko-allergičeskij dermatit ot vozdejstvija ėtilendiamina v proizvodstve gerbicida cineba [in Russian]
Bibliographic information Aug. 1987, No.8, p.45-46. 3 ref.
Abstract Medical examination of a worker with 3 years of exposure to ethylenediamine showed initial signs of allergy after the 1st year. Ethylenediamine possesses irritant and allergenic properties, and contact with it can lead to development of allergic dermatitis and eczema, sometimes in combination with allergic bronchitis and asthma. Delayed diagnosis and continuing contact with ethylenediamine result in spreading of the dermatitis and serious complications.
Descriptors (primary) herbicides; ethylenediamine; pesticide production; eczema; skin allergies
Descriptors (secondary) allergens; case study; sensitization; allergic respiratory disorders; allergic asthma
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Skin diseases
Allergies
Aliphatic amines
Chemical industry
Agricultural chemicals