Job Task Name

Manufacture rosin core solder (colophony) and rubber tires (tall oil)

Comments

Occupational asthma from colophony; Colophony (rosin) is also used in paper sizing, adhesives, paints, varnishes, printing inks, and plasticisers. Colophony is known to cause allergic contact dermatitis; occupational asthma has been documented for soldering (heated rosin) and for the process of manufacturing rosin core solder, and rubber tires. Reference: "Colophony--uses, health effects, airborne measurement and analysis." Sadhra S, et al. Ann Occup Hyg 1994 Aug;38(4):385-96.

Job Task Category

Manufacturing

Exposed To

Allergens

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