Naphthalene toxicity and antioxidant nutrients.

  title={Naphthalene toxicity and antioxidant nutrients.},
  author={Sidney J Stohs and Sunny E. Ohia and Debasis Bagchi},
  volume={180 1},
Naphthalene is a bicyclic aromatic compound that has wide industrial and commercial applications. It is used as the starting material for the synthesis of other compounds, as a moth repellent, soil fumigant and lavatory deodorant. Most exposure occurs through low dose chronic inhalation, dermal contact or ingestion through the food chain. The lungs and eyes appear to be most susceptible to toxicity, although biochemical markers of toxicity can be demonstrated in other tissues, such as the… CONTINUE READING
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