Access

You are not currently logged in.

Access your personal account or get JSTOR access through your library or other institution:

login

Log in to your personal account or through your institution.

If You Use a Screen Reader

This content is available through Read Online (Free) program, which relies on page scans. Since scans are not currently available to screen readers, please contact JSTOR User Support for access. We'll provide a PDF copy for your screen reader.

Occupational Asthma Due to Unheated Polyvinylchloride Resin Dust

H. S. Lee, J. Yap, Y. T. Wang, C. S. Lee, K. T. Tan and S. C. Poh
British Journal of Industrial Medicine
Vol. 46, No. 11 (Nov., 1989), pp. 820-822
Published by: BMJ
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/27726894
Page Count: 3
  • Read Online (Free)
  • Subscribe ($19.50)
  • Cite this Item
Since scans are not currently available to screen readers, please contact JSTOR User Support for access. We'll provide a PDF copy for your screen reader.
Occupational Asthma Due to Unheated Polyvinylchloride Resin Dust
Preview not available

Abstract

Polyvinylchloride (PVC) resins are widely used in industry. Asthma due to the thermal degradation products of PVC are well documented. In this first case of occupational asthma due to unheated PVC resin dust the patient was exposed to PVC resin dust during the mixing of chemicals used for making plastic seals for bottle caps.

Page Thumbnails

  • Thumbnail: Page 
820
    820
  • Thumbnail: Page 
821
    821
  • Thumbnail: Page 
822
    822