Agent Name

Beech tar

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Fagus spp.

Category

Wood Dusts & Extracts

Comments

For "Beech," allergic contact dermatitis and asthma have been reported. [ILO Encyclo: Woodworking Processes, Table 1]

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Biological effect of wood dust

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Asthma

Yes

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