Occupational Asthma Reference

Lozewicz S, Davison AG, Hopkirk A, Burge PS, Boldy DA, Riordan JF, McGivern DV, Platts BW, Davies D, Newman Taylor AJ, Occupational asthma due to methyl methacrylate and cyanoacrylates, Thorax, 1985;40:836-839,

Keywords: oa, methacrylate, cyanoacrylate, acrylate, ch, peak flow, methyl methacrylate, acrylic

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Sherwood Burge, Oasys Sherwood Burge

Tony Newman Taylor, Royal Brompton Hospital, London Tony Newman Taylor

Tony Davison, Southend Hospital, UK Tony Davison

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Five patients had asthma provoked by cyanoacrylates and one by methyl methacrylate, possibly because of the development of a specific hypersensitivity response. Acrylates have wide domestic as well as industrial uses, and inhalation of vapour emitted during their use can cause asthma

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