Agent Name

Coffee bean (green)

Major Category

Biological Agents

Category

Plant-Derived Allergens

Comments

Occupational asthma reported in food processors and roastery workers; [Malo] Coffee bean (green) can cause contact urticaria; Allergic contact dermatitis has been reported; [Kanerva, p. 220, 798]

Reference Link

Health risks due to coffee dust.

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Asthma

Yes

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Diseases

Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent: