|Document ID (ISN)||74302|
|Convention or series no.
||Environmental Health Criteria 211
International Programme on Chemical Safety (IPCS)
||Health effects of interactions between tobacco use and exposure to other agents
||World Health Organization, Distribution and Sales Service, 1211 Genève 27, Switzerland, 1999. xx, 149p. approx. 600 ref. Price: CHF 36.00 (CHF 25.20 in developing countries).
||This criteria document gives an overview of the health effects of interactions between tobacco use and exposure to other agents. Smoking and passive smoking is a health hazard, inducing acute and chronic respiratory diseases, cancer and cardiovascular diseases. Smoking increases the toxic effects of exposure to certain agents (coal dust, pesticides); there may also be a synergistic effect (asbestos, silica, arsenic, radiation) or an antagonistic effect (chloromethylethers). Summaries in French and Spanish.
||IPCS; tobacco; toxicology; physical hazards; synergism; biological hazards; chemical products
||toxic effects; antagonistic effects; literature survey; ILO; UNEP; WHO; criteria document; passive smoking; bronchitis; asthma; lung cancer; cardiovascular diseases; smoking
||E - Books, reports, proceedings
|Country / State or Province||WHO|
||Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)