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ID (ISN) del documento43188
Número CIS 85-145
ISSN - Título de la serie 0003-9896 - Archives of Environmental Health
Año 1983
Número de serie
Autor(es) Cullen M.R., Rado T., Waldron J.A., Sparer J., Welch L.S.
Título Bone marrow injury in lithographers exposed to glycol ethers and organic solvents used in multicolor offset and ultraviolet curing printing processes
Información bibliográfica Nov.-Dec. 1983, Vol.38, No.6, p.347-354. Illus. 12 ref.
Resumen Following a fatal case of aplastic anaemia in a printer, dermal and respiratory exposures to dipropylene glycol monomethyl ether, ethylene glycol monoethyl ether and a range of aliphatic, aromatic and halogenated hydrocarbons used for offset and ultraviolet-cured multicolour printing were evaluated in a search for possible workplace substances with marrow toxicity. Evaluation of 7 co-workers revealed normal peripheral blood pictures, but bone marrow specimens demonstrated clear patterns of injury in 3, and the others had non-specific signs of a marrow effect. These changes could not be explained by known risk factors. Possible bone marrow toxicity resulting from exposure to glycol ethers and ultraviolet curing processes is suggested. Peripheral blood counts were an insensitive tool in the study of haematologic toxins acting at the bone marrow level.
Descriptores (primarios) imprenta; éteres de glicol; impresión offset; panmieloptisis; anemia aplástica
Descriptores (secundarios) celosolvente; (metoxi-2 metil-1 etoxi)-1 propanol-2; disolventes orgánicos; litografía; enfermedades de la medula ósea
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
Tema(s) Patología profesional
Broad subject area(s)
Navegación por categoria(s) Blood diseases
Glycol ethers
Printing, photography and photocopying industry