Agent Name

Brazilian box tree

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Aspidosperma species; (In ILO Encyclo, Table 86.1, the scientific name of pau marfim is shown as Aspidosperma spp. Other trees with this scientific name are listed: pau amarello, pequia marfim, guatambu, amarilla, and pequia.)

Category

Wood Dusts & Extracts

Comments

Jemec GB, et al. Contact dermatitis from Brazilian box tree wood (Aspidosperma sp.). Contact Dermatitis. 1991 Jul;25(1):58-60. No abstract available.

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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