Unusual occupational toxins.

D. O. Hryhorczuk, S. E. Aks, J. W. Turk

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Occupational and environmental medicine affords encounters with many unusual toxins, ranging from exotic metals to rocket fuels. Twelve of the most unusual industrial toxins are reviewed here and their clinical manifestations and treatments explored: acetonitrile, acrylonitrile, boron hydrides, dimethylaminopropionitrile, dimethylformamide, hydrazines, methyl isocyanate, 2-nitropropane, phosphine, Stalinon, tellurium, and vanadium.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)567-586
Number of pages20
JournalOccupational medicine (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 1992


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