Lack of respiratory and ocular effects following acute propylene glycol exposure in healthy humans

  title={Lack of respiratory and ocular effects following acute propylene glycol exposure in healthy humans},
  author={Pamela H. Dalton and Brianna Soreth and Christopher Maut{\'e} and Carolyn K. Novaleski and Marcy Iva Banton},
  journal={Inhalation Toxicology},
  pages={124 - 132}
Abstract Objective: Propylene glycol (PG) is a widely used solvent, chemical intermediate and carrier substance for foods, pharmaceutical and cosmetic products. Professional and occupational exposure to PG aerosol and vapor may occur from theatrical smoke generators and during application of deicing products to airplanes. While PG is considered to have low toxicity, the results of one study suggested that brief (1-min) exposure to PG mist elicited ocular and respiratory effects in humans… Expand
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