|Document ID (ISN)||69252|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0019-8366 - Industrial Health
|Convention or series no.
||Keira T., et al.
||Adverse effects of colophony
||Jan. 1997, Vol.35, No.1, p.1-7. 63 ref.
||This literature survey reviews the uses of colophony in industry, its adverse health effects, epidemiologic studies related to its use, diagnosis of colophony-related disorders, pathophysiology and control measures. Colophony is a mixture of resin acids used in a variety of industries, in particular, as a soldering flux in the electronics industry. Its main health effects are bronchial asthma and contact dermatitis. Control measures include medical examinations focusing on allergic history, and replacement of colophony in soldering flux.
||allergens; colophony; electronics industry; eczema; soldering flux; asthma
||literature survey; epidemiologic study; spirometry; skin tests; inhalation tests
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||Japan|
||Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)
||Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)
Manufacturing of electrical appliances and equipment