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ID (ISN) del documento55828
Número CIS 91-905
ISSN - Título de la serie 0007-1072 - British Journal of Industrial Medicine
Año 1990
Número de serie
Autor(es) Tsai S.P., Cowles S.R., Tackett D.L., Barclay M.T., Ross C.E.
Título Morbidity prevalence study of workers with potential exposure to epichlorohydrin
Información bibliográfica June 1990, Vol.47, No.6, p.392-399. 8 ref.
Resumen This study examined the morbidity experience from 1981 to 1988 of two cohorts (Shell and Enterline) of workers who had potential exposure to epichlorohydrin (ECH). For both cohorts, the standardised morbidity ratios (SMRs) for all causes and all neoplasms were similar to an internal comparison group. There were no increases in heart disease morbidity for either of the cohorts. Morbidity from skin and subcutaneous tissue disorders, however, was found to be significantly increased in the Shell cohort. A review of the original morbidity reports for each case suggested that factors unrelated to exposure to ECH may be of greater importance than exposure to ECH.
Descriptores (primarios) industria química; riesgos para la salud; epiclorohidrina; morbilidad
Descriptores (secundarios) dermatosis; enfermedades cardíacas; estudio comparado; observación de larga duración; valoración del riesgo
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
País / Estado o ProvinciaEstados Unidos
Tema(s) Patología profesional
Broad subject area(s) Riesgos químicos
Navegación por categoria(s) Chemical industry
Ethers
Ethylene oxide