Agent Name

Falcata (Albizia falcataria)

Major Category

Biological Agents

Category

Wood Dusts & Extracts

Sources/Uses

"Albizia is a genus of about 150 species of mostly fast-growing subtropical and tropical trees and shrubs in the subfamily Mimosoideae of the family Fabaceae." [Wikipedia]

Comments

Occupational asthma confirmed in a carpenter; [Malo]

Adverse Effects
Asthma

Yes

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Diseases

Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent: