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Document ID (ISN)69811
CIS number 97-1606
ISSN - Serial title 0035-5836 - Rivista degli infortuni e delle malattie professionali
Year 1992
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Mazzella di Bosco M.
Title Ethylene oxide pathology
Original title In tema di patologia da ossido di etilene [in Italian]
Bibliographic information July-Oct. 1992, Vol.79, No.4-5, p.375-387 40 ref.
Abstract This literature review on the effects of ethylene oxide (EO) exposure covers the following topics: acute intoxication; adverse reactions in patients undergoing dialysis with equipment sterilized with EO; neurological disorders; workplace environmental levels; dermatological, ophthalmological, reproductive and genetic effects; possible carcinogenicity.
Descriptors (primary) toxic effects; ethylene oxide; occupational pathology
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceItaly
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Ethers
Ethylene oxide