Agent Name

Tali

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Missanda; Eloun; Massanda, Sasswood; Erun; Redwater tree; Erythrophloeum guineense

Category

Wood Dusts & Extracts

Comments

Allergic contact dermatitis and asthma have been reported. [ILO Encyclo: Woodworking Processes, Table 1] Gamboa PM, et al. Allergic contact dermatitis from tali (missanda) wood (Erythrophleum guianense). Contact Dermatitis. 1991 Apr;24(4):309. No abstract available.

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Asthma

Yes

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