Agent Name

Movingui

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Distemonanthus benthiamus, Baill.; Ayan; Nigerian satinwood [Kanerva, p. 1322]

Category

Wood Dusts & Extracts

Sources/Uses

The tree is native to Africa. The wood is used in buildings and coffins. [Kanerva, p. 831]

Comments

The allergens (Oxyayanin A and B) are the same as for the tatajuba trees, and the two types of trees are indistinguishable microscopically. [Kanerva, p. 1321-2]

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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