Agent Name

Tatajuba

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Apuleia leiocarpa; Apuleia molaris; Grapia; Crebianco giono; Bagasse; Garapia; Amarelao; Ferro; Muirataua; Red wood; Garapa; [Kanerva, p. 1321]

Category

Wood Dusts & Extracts

Sources/Uses

The tree is native to South America; Identical to Movingui microscopically; [Kanerva, p. 1321-2]

Comments

[Dejobert Y, et al. Airborne contact dermatitis from Apuleia leiocarpa wood. Contact Dermatitis. 1995 Apr;32(4):242-3. No abstract available.] The allergens are Oxyayanins A and B, also found in the movingui tree. [Kanerva, p. 1321]

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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