Agent Name

Nara

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Pterocarpus indicus

Category

Wood Dusts & Extracts

Comments

See ACGIH Appendix D: Commercially Important Tree Species Suspected of Inducing Sensitization; [TLVs and BEIs]

Reference Link

[Case of occupational asthma in a lumber worker caused by lumber commonly called "nara" imported from the Philippines].

Adverse Effects
Asthma

Yes

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Diseases

Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent: