Agent Name

Central American walnut

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Juglans olanchana; Juglans spp.; walnut

Category

Wood Dusts & Extracts

Comments

Documented cause of occupational asthma; [Malo] Allergic contact dermatitis and asthma have been reported. (For "Juglans spp." or "Walnut") [ILO Encyclo: Woodworking Processes, Table 1]

Reference Link

Asthma due to Central American walnut (Juglans olanchana) dust.

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Asthma

Yes

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Diseases

Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent: