Agent Name

Ramin

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Gonystylus bancanus; Melawis; Akenia

Category

Wood Dusts & Extracts

Comments

Occupational asthma reported in two woodworkers; [Malo] Allergic contact dermatitis and asthma have been reported. [ILO Encyclo: Woodworking Processes, Table 1]

Reference Link

Occupational asthma caused by African maple (Obeche) and Ramin: evidence of cross reactivity between these two woods.

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Asthma

Yes

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Diseases

Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent: