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Document ID (ISN)57886
CIS number 92-540
ISSN - Serial title WSI Mitteilungen
Year 1990
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Maschewsky W.
Title Neurotoxic effects of substances occurring at the workplace
Original title Nervenschńden durch Arbeitsstoffe [in German]
Bibliographic information 1990, Vol.43, No.12, p.762-769. Illus. 25 ref.
Abstract The occupationally induced diseases of the nervous system and their symptoms are listed in a table. The most important groups of substances with neurotoxic effects, such as heavy metals, pesticides and organic solvents, are specified. Thirteen industrial branches are mentioned in which exposure to neurotoxic substances may occur, including the chemical industry, the metal-working, automobile and printing industries and agriculture and horticulture. The reasons why occupational neurotoxic effects usually remain undetected or are misdiagnosed and the available tests for their detection are presented.
Descriptors (primary) paint and varnish industry; metals; cytostatic drugs; disinfectants; pesticides; paint spraying; organic solvents; diseases of nervous system
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey; printing industry; chemical industry; horticulture; metalworking industry; motor vehicle industry; agriculture; occupational diseases
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Agricultural chemicals
Surface treatment
Chemical industry
Inorganic substances