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Document ID (ISN)58567
CIS number 92-1306
ISSN - Serial title 0339-6517 - Documents pour le médecin du travail
Year 1990
Convention or series no. Fiche d'allergologie resp. prof. No.19
Author(s) Rosenberg N., Gervais P.
Title Respiratory infections due to organic isocyanates. 2. Prevalence, diagnosis, development and prevention of respiratory allergy
Original title Affections respiratoires dues aux isocyanates organiques. 2. Prévalence, diagnostic, évolution et prévention de l'allergie respiratoire [in French]
Bibliographic information 4th Quarter 1990, No.44, p.391-395. 46 ref.
Abstract The respiratory pathology of organic isocyanates is the subject of 2 information notes on respiratory allergy studies. The first note covers the chemistry of isocyanates and their physiopathological implications (abstracted under the reference CIS 92-1305). This second note deals with medical aspects associated with occupational activity: prevalence among exposed workers (asthma, hypersensitivity pneumonitis, asthma-alveolitis), diagnosis at work, confirmation by specialists, development, medical and technical prevention, compensation.
Descriptors (primary) France; isocyanates; allergic respiratory disorders; respiratory diseases; diagnosis; asthma
Descriptors (secondary) compensation of occupational diseases; respiratory system; extrinsic allergic alveolitis; diphenylmethane diisocyanate (unsp); hexamethylene diisocyanate; data sheet; aetiology; lung diseases; chemical products; hypersensitivity; tolylene diisocyanate
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)
Cyano compounds