Agent Name

Antiaris

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Antiaris africana; Antiaris toxicara

Category

Wood Dusts & Extracts

Comments

See ACGIH Appendix D: Commercially Important Tree Species Suspected of Inducing Sensitization; [TLVs and BEIs] Occupational asthma in a worker (door manufacturer) was confirmed by bronchoprovocation testing. [Malo]

Reference Link

Occupational asthma caused by IgE-mediated reactivity to Antiaris wood dust.

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Asthma

Yes

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Diseases

Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent: