Human physiological response and adaption to ammonia.

  title={Human physiological response and adaption to ammonia.},
  author={William Shay Ferguson and Wolfram Koch and Lynn Webster and Joshua Gould},
  journal={Journal of occupational medicine. : official publication of the Industrial Medical Association},
  volume={19 5},
Other than anecdoted observations, there are no published reports on the physiological effects of ammonia at concentrations normally encountered industrially or information on whether inurement develops after repeated exposure. Six unacclimated male and female volunteers were exposed six hours per day over a six week period to concentrations of 25, 50, and 100 ppm ammonia in an industrial environment, under strict medical surveillance. Inurement to eye, nose, and throat irritation was… CONTINUE READING

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