- Occupational exposure to noise and ototoxic organic solvents. Morata, Thais C.; Dunn, Derek E. // Archives of Environmental Health;Sep/Oct94, Vol. 49 Issue 5, p359
Reviews the literature on the effects of occupational exposure to organic solvents on the auditory system and identifies work settings in which exposure to these agents and to noise might occur. Criteria for selecting the chemicals; Ototraumatic interaction between noise and solvents; Carbon...
- Solvent use and time to pregnancy among female personnel in biomedical laboratories in Sweden. Wennborg, H.; Bodin, L.; Vainio, H.; Axelsson, G. // Occupational & Environmental Medicine;Apr2001, Vol. 58 Issue 4, p225
Elucidates the possible role of organic solvents in decreased fecundability among female workers working in biomedical laboratories in Sweden. Estimation of fecundability; Association of organic solvents with adverse pregnancy outcomes; Hazardous factors in the laboratory environment.
- Assessment of time to pregnancy and spontaneous abortion status following occupational exposure to organic solvents mixture. Attarchi, Mir; Ashouri, Monir; Labbafinejad, Yasser; Mohammadi, Saber // International Archives of Occupational & Environmental Health;Apr2012, Vol. 85 Issue 3, p295
Purpose: Due to increasing usage of chemicals in various industries, occupational exposure of women with these materials is unavoidable. Nowadays, some studies indicate adverse effects of exposure to these chemicals, especially organic solvents on the reproductive system of females. This study...
- Is sewer work a balancing act? // Occupational Hazards;Mar96, Vol. 58 Issue 3, p31
Reports that sewage treatment workers exposed to low levels of organic solvents may experience some abnormalities in their ability to balance. Method of conducting the test; Balance testing as an indicator of early toxic effects of organic and inorganic pollutants on the nervous system;...
- Assessed occupational exposure to chlorinated, aromatic and Stoddard solvents during pregnancy and risk of fetal growth restriction. Desrosiers, Tania A.; Lawson, Christina C.; Meyer, Robert E.; Stewart, Patricia A.; Waters, Martha A.; Correa, Adolfo; Olshan, Andrew F. // Occupational & Environmental Medicine;Aug2015, Vol. 72 Issue 8, p587
Objectives Previous experimental and epidemiological research suggests that maternal exposure to some organic solvents during pregnancy may increase the risk of fetal growth restriction (FGR). We evaluated the association between expert-assessed occupational solvent exposure and risk of small...
- Solvents linked to birth defects. Fernberg, Patricia M. // Occupational Hazards;May99, Vol. 61 Issue 5, p35
Reports on the study conducted by the United of Toronto which examined the risk of complications among pregnant women working with organic solvents. Incidence of birth defects and miscarriage; Types of workers with the greatest exposure to the solvents.
- Eau de solvent. // New Scientist;8/03/96, Vol. 151 Issue 2041, p13
Reports on the effects of organic solvents that can linger up to 24 hours after a room is sprayed with insecticide.
- Peripheral neurologic abnormalities among roofing workers: Sentinel case and clinical screening. Herbert, Robin; Gerr, Fredric // Archives of Environmental Health;Sep/Oct95, Vol. 50 Issue 5, p349
Discusses the development of peripheral neuropathy abnormalities among roofing workers exposed to multiple solvents in roofing systems. Variables used in the assessment of the roofing workers; Exclusion of workers predisposed to peripheral neuropa thy; Detection of abnormal vibrotactile...
- Toxic chemicals at home. // Consumer Reports;Nov93, Vol. 58 Issue 11, p740
Presents tips on how to cut the risks from exposure to the organic solvents in household products. Hazards in the inhalation of products' fumes; Findings on the effect of exposure to organic solvents; Analysis of the chemical content of consumer products' vapors; Information on labels. INSET:...