Agent Name

Spruce

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Picea species

Category

Wood Dusts & Extracts

Comments

Allergic contact dermatitis and asthma have been reported (for European spruce and black spruce). [ILO Encyclo: Woodworking Processes, Table 1]

Reference Link

Occupational asthma due to spruce wood.

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Asthma

Yes

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Diseases

Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent: