Developmental toxicity of prenatal exposure to toluene

  title={Developmental toxicity of prenatal exposure to toluene},
  author={Scott E. Bowen and John H. Hannigan},
  journal={The AAPS Journal},
Organic solvents have become ubiquitous in our environment and are essential for industry. Many women of reproductive age are incresingly exposed to solvents such as toluene in occupational settings (ie, long-term, lowconcentration exposures) or through inhalant abuse (eg, episodic, binge exposures to high concentrations). The risk for teratogenic outcome is much less with low to moderate occupational solvent exposure compared with the greater potential for adverse pregnancy outcomes… CONTINUE READING