Agent Name

California redwood

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Sequoia sempervirens; sequoia

Category

Wood Dusts & Extracts

Sources/Uses

Occupational asthma reported in a wood carver and carpenter; [Malo]

Comments

Allergic contact dermatitis and asthma have been reported. [ILO Encyclo: Woodworking Processes, Table 1]

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Asthma

Yes

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Diseases

Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent: