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Document ID (ISN)78750
CIS number 02-795
ISSN - Serial title Fogli d'informazione ISPESL
Year 2000
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Marcelloni A.M., Panebianco A., Plebani C., Salerno A., Tranfo G., Gabrielli P., Zanin T.
Title Occupational exposure to N,N-dimethylformamide: Complementary use of biological and environmental monitoring
Original title Esposizione professionale ad N,N,-dimetilformammide: complementaritÓ del monitoraggio biologico ed ambientale [in Italian]
Bibliographic information Jan.-Mar. 2000, Vol.13, No.1, p.115-117. 5 ref.
Abstract Exposure evaluation of N,N,-dimethylformamide (DMF), used as a solvent in the garment industry. Monitoring of air contamination by DMF and urine monitoring of one of the DMF metabolites (NMF) have also been performed. Results indicate that workers are exposed to dermal and inhalation absorption of DMF, which might be responsible of gastrointestinal and nervous system diseases.
Descriptors (primary) Italy; urine monitoring; clothing industry; dimethylformamide
Descriptors (secondary) formamides; gastrointestinal diseases; solvents; exposure evaluation; nervous system; personnel monitoring; monitoring for skin contamination; monitoring for air contamination; urinary metabolites
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceItaly
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Biological monitoring
Clothing and finished textile products industry