Agent Name

Sericin

CAS Number

474338-68-6

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Silk gum; gelatinous protein on raw silk;

Category

Insect-Derived Allergens

Sources/Uses

Viscous protein that collects on raw silk

Comments

Occupational asthma reported in two hairdressers; [Malo]

Adverse Effects
Asthma

Yes

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Diseases

Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent: