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Document ID (ISN)58643
CIS number 92-1666
ISSN - Serial title 0339-6517 - Documents pour le médecin du travail
Year 1989
Convention or series no. Fiche médico-technique No.30
Author(s) Lafon D., Rousselin X., Merlin A.J.
Title Industrial production of cytostatic drugs. Occupational hazards and their prevention
Original title Production industrielle des médicaments cytostatiques. Risques professionnels et prévention [in French]
Bibliographic information 3rd Quarter 1989, No.39, p.225-232. Illus. 58 ref.
Abstract While the use of cytostatic drugs in hospitals has been widely documented, the risk of exposure and its possible adverse health effects in workers during the manufacture of these drugs have not been studied until now. The principal stages in the production of cytostatic drugs are reviewed along with the hazards during the different stages of production, preventive measures and medical supervision of personnel.
Descriptors (primary) pharmaceutical products; antineoplastic drugs; toxicity evaluation; hazard evaluation; cytostatic drugs
Descriptors (secondary) mutagenic effects; embryotoxic effects; list of chemical substances; personal protective equipment; data sheet; teratogenic effects; carcinogenic effects; medical supervision; description of technique; embryotropic effects
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Genetic factors in reaction to exposures
Risk evaluation