Agent Name

Aescin

CAS Number

6805-41-0

Formula

C54-H84-O23

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Aescin [German]; Aescusan; Amorphous aescin; Escina [Italian]; Reparilu [Czech]; Aescin; Escina; Reparilu; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Plant Oils and Extracts

Sources/Uses

A cardiovascular agent, drug, and natural product with reproductive effects; [ExPub]

Comments

Occupational asthma confirmed in a pharmaceutical worker; [Malo]

Reference Link

Occupational asthma related to aescin inhalation.

Adverse Effects
Asthma

Yes

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Diseases

Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent: