Occupational Asthma Reference

Gannon PFG, Burge PS, Benfield GF, Occupational asthma due to polyethylene shrink wrapping (paper wrapper's asthma), Thorax, 1992;47:759-759,

Keywords: oa, polyethylene, case report, ch, nc, plastic, peak flow, br, as

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Sherwood Burge, Oasys Sherwood Burge

Paul Gannon, Dupont Paul Gannon

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Occupational asthma due to the pyrolysis products of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) produced by shrink wrapping processes has previously been reported. The first case of occupational asthma in a shrink wrap worker using a different plastic, polyethylene, is reported; the association was confirmed by specific bronchial provocation testing

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