Accession Number : AD0780335

Title :   Occupational Diseases of the Skin and Respiratory Organs in Personnel Working in the Production of Certain Medications,

Corporate Author : FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

Personal Author(s) : Alenina,A. N. ; Nikonets,I. F. ; Ivanova,I. S. ; Makarenko,Yu. L.

Report Date : 24 MAY 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 9

Abstract : Occupational allergic diseases of the upper respiratory tract and of the skin in the chemicopharmaceutical industry have been observed in workers engaged in the production of antibiotics, vitamins, sarcolysin, caffeine, novocaine, acrichin, and many other preparations. According to data, occupational diseases - eczema and bronchial asthma - were noted in 3% of the workers in a plant for antibiotic production. The possible development of occupational diseases of the skin at establishments engaged in producing alkaloids of the morphine group has also been reported. A correlation of these diseases with personnel in the drug industry is discussed.

Descriptors :   *Occupational diseases, *Pharmacology, Allergic diseases, Respiratory diseases, Skin diseases, Drugs, production, Industrial medicine, Dust, Industrial hygiene, USSR, Translations

Subject Categories : Pharmacology
      Environmental Health and Safety

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE