Pulmonary toxicity following exposure to an aerosolized leather protector.

@article{Burkhart1996PulmonaryTF,
  title={Pulmonary toxicity following exposure to an aerosolized leather protector.},
  author={Keith K. Burkhart and Adam M. Britt and Gianna Petrini and Stephen E. O'Donnell and J. Ward Donovan},
  journal={Journal of toxicology. Clinical toxicology},
  year={1996},
  volume={34 1},
  pages={
          21-4
        }
}
BACKGROUND An aerosol spray for leather protection was reformulated to remove trichloroethane. The new formulation contained isobutane, n-heptane, ethyl acetate and fluoroaliphatics. RETROSPECTIVE REVIEW Thirty-nine patients reported symptoms to the regional poison center. Respiratory symptoms developed within hours of exposure. Most symptoms resolved within two days. Abnormal pulmonary function tests, including obstructive disease or diminished diffusing capacity, were demonstrated in three… CONTINUE READING

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