Agent Name

Milowood

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Thespesia populnea

Category

Wood Dusts & Extracts

Sources/Uses

The tree grows in California, Florida, Hawaii, and other tropical areas of the world. It is used to make jewelry, bowls, and furniture. [Kanerva, p. 834]

Comments

Mansonone X is the allergen. Occupational allergic contact dermatitis has been reported in Hawaiian bowl turners. [Kanerva, p. 834]

Reference Link

Thespesia populnea dermatitis

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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Diseases

Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent: