Mortalities of workers at the Nitro plant with exposure to 2-mercaptobenzothialzole.

@article{Collins1999MortalitiesOW,
  title={Mortalities of workers at the Nitro plant with exposure to 2-mercaptobenzothialzole.},
  author={James J. Collins and M E Strauss and Susan G. Riordan},
  journal={Occupational and Environmental Medicine},
  year={1999},
  volume={56},
  pages={667 - 671}
}
OBJECTIVES: An update of a study of workers exposed to 2-mercaptobenzothiazole (MBT) at a rubber chemicals plant in Nitro, West Virginia is reported. The earlier study found high rates of lung cancer, prostate cancer, and bladder cancer in these workers who also had potential exposure to 4-aminobiphenyl (PAB), a potent bladder carcinogen. METHODS: This cohort mortality study examines the mortalities of 1059 full time white male production workers employed at the plant from 1955 to 1977. A… Expand
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