Agent Name

Makore

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Tieghemella heckelii; African cherry;

Category

Wood Dusts & Extracts

Comments

See ACGIH Appendix D: Commercially Important Tree Species Suspected of Inducing Sensitization; [TLVs and BEIs] Occupational asthma was documented in a carpenter. See Reference #1.

Reference Link

Occupational asthma due to exposure to African cherry (Makore) wood dust

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Asthma

Yes

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Diseases

Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent: