Agent Name

Ipe (Tabebuia spp)

Major Category

Biological Agents

Category

Wood Dusts & Extracts

Sources/Uses

"Yellow Lapacho (Tabebuia serratifolia, also known as Yellow Poui, Yellow Ipe, Pau D'arco Amarelo, or ipamarelo) is a tree native to forests throughout Central and South America." [Wikipedia]

Comments

Occupational asthma confirmed in a sawyer; [Malo]

Reference Link

Occupational asthma caused by Ipe (Tabebuia spp) dust.

Adverse Effects
Asthma

Yes

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Diseases

Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent: