Agent Name

Castor bean

Major Category

Biological Agents

Category

Plant-Derived Allergens

Comments

Occupational asthma reported in oil industry; [Malo] Occupational contact urticaria documented; [Kanerva, p. 220]

Exposure Assessment
Reference Link

Long-lasting contact urticaria from castor bean.

Adverse Effects
Asthma

Yes

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Diseases

Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent: