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Many cleaning agents have constituents with the chemical signature of a potential respiratory sensitiser

Many cleaning agents have constituents with the chemical signature of a potential respiratory sensitiser
This report from the UK respiratory surveillance scheme (SWORD and THOR) shows that the incidence of reported occupational asthma from cleaning agents, unlike other causes which are declining, and that chemical structure analysis with QSAR shows a number of cleaning products contain low MW products that would be likely sensitisers, (Chlorhexidine, Formaldehyde, Diethanolamine, Glutaraldehyde, Ethanolamine and (Sodium) dichloroisocyanurate

References

Abstract Available for Occupational and work-related respiratory disease attributed to cleaning product Carder M, Seed MJ, Money A, Agius RM, van Tongeren M, Occupational and work-related respiratory disease attributed to cleaning product, Occup Environ Med, 2019;76:530-536,http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/oemed-2018-105646
Raymond Agius, Centre for Occupational and Environmental Health, Manchester University, an author of 'Occupational and work-related respiratory disease attributed to cleaning product' Martin Seed, Manchester University, an author of 'Occupational and work-related respiratory disease attributed to cleaning product' Annemarie Money, Manchester University, an author of 'Occupational and work-related respiratory disease attributed to cleaning product' Melanie Carder, COEH Manchester, an author of 'Occupational and work-related respiratory disease attributed to cleaning product'

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