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Administrative data

Endpoint:
health surveillance data
Type of information:
other: case study
Adequacy of study:
supporting study
Reliability:
4 (not assignable)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: PCl3 mentioned without detailed evidence

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
publication
Title:
Bronchial asthma and asthmatic bronchitis in the chemical industry
Author:
Lerner R
Year:
1955
Bibliographic source:
Ind. Med. Surg. 24, 454-458

Materials and methods

Study type:
human medical data
Test guideline
Qualifier:
no guideline available
Principles of method if other than guideline:
Case study
GLP compliance:
no
Remarks:
: not relevant

Test material

Reference
Name:
Unnamed
Type:
Constituent

Method

Details on study design:
Assessment of health effects in exposed workers

Results and discussion

Results:
An increased incidence of asthma is reported in workers occupationally exposed to PCl3.

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Conclusions:
An increased incidence of asthma is reported in workers occupationally exposed to PCl3.
Executive summary:

The authors report an increased incidence of 'asthma 'in workers occupationally exposed to PCl3, however it is unclear whether the effects represent true asthma (respiratory sensitisation) or an irritant effect.