Occupational Asthma Reference

Malo JL, Pineau L, Cartier A, Occupational asthma due to azobisformamide, Clin Allergy, 1985;15:261-264,

Keywords: oa, as , azodicarbonamide, ch, plastic

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André Cartier, Hôpital de Sacré Coeur, Montreal, Quebec, Canada André Cartier

Jean-Luc Malo, Hôpital de Sacré Coeur, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Jean-Luc Malo

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Azobisformamide is a low molecular weight agent used in the plastic industry as a foaming product. Two subjects with a history of work-related asthma in association with exposure to azobisformamide underwent specific inhalation tests. One subject developed an isolated late asthmatic response, whereas in the other a dual reaction was observed.

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