Predictive Tests for Occupational Allergies

  • W. E. Parish
Conference paper
Part of the Archives of Toxicology, Supplement book series (TOXICOLOGY, volume 11)

Abstract

The workplace may present special allergic hazards not normally occurring in the general environment. Staff may be exposed for long periods to chemicals not encountered by the general public - or not in the same amounts - or there may be prolonged exposure to normal substances by an abnormal route, as, for instance, the inhalation of dusts of cereals, yeasts and additives by bakers, sometimes resulting in asthma.

Keywords

Toxicity Dust Platinum Toluene Histamine 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • W. E. Parish
    • 1
  1. 1.Environmental Safety LaboratoryUnilever Research and EngineeringSharnbrookUK

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