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Document ID (ISN)72512
CIS number 99-525
ISSN - Serial title 0105-1873 - Contact Dermatitis
Year 1998
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Romaguera C., Vilaplana J.
Title Airborne occupational contact dermatitis from ethylene oxide
Bibliographic information Aug. 1998, Vol.39, No.2, p.85. 13 ref.
Abstract Case studies of two nurses and two assistants with contact dermatitis following an escape of ethylene oxide gas during the sterilization of hospital linen. Topics: asthma; ethylene oxide; case study; disinfectants; eczema; health care personnel; hospitals; irritants; itch; rhinitis.
Descriptors (primary) ethylene oxide; health care personnel; hospitals; eczema
Descriptors (secondary) irritants; rhinitis; disinfectants; asthma; itch; case study
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Skin diseases
Ethers
Ethylene oxide
Health care services