Agent Name

Sapele wood dust

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Entandrophragma cylindricum; Sapelli; Aboudikro; [Wikipedia]

Category

Wood Dusts & Extracts

Sources/Uses

"Entandrophragma cylindricum, commonly known as the sapele or sapelli(sa'p:li:?/ sa-PEE-lee), is a large tree native to tropical Africa." [Wikipedia]

Comments

Occupational asthma confirmed in a carpenter; [Malo]

Reference Link

Occupational asthma and IgE-mediated contact dermatitis from sapele wood.

Adverse Effects
Asthma

Yes

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Diseases

Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent: