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1. Clinical symptoms

1.1. Head

1.1.1. Dizziness, headache Solvents, paint, ozone, smoke

1.2. Eyes

1.2.1. Red, watery, irritated, grainy feeling Corneal and conjunctival disturbances Lens, iris, and anterior chamber disturbances Posterior segment and optic nerve disturbances Intra-ocular pressure elevation Smoke, gases, various dusts, vapors from paint, and cleaners Sulfur dioxide, dimethyl sulfate, hydrogen sulfide Anticholinesterase agents, copper, phenylmercuric salts Carbon disulfide, ethylene glycol, warfarin Formaldehyde, ammonia

1.3. Nose

1.3.1. Sneezing, coughing, rhinitis, perforated septum Smoke, ozone, solvents, various dusts, vapors, and fumes from paint and cleaners, acetic acid, acetic anhydride

1.4. Mouth/throat

1.4.1. Green tongue, salivation, sore throat Vanadium, mercury, arsenic

1.5. Skin

1.5.1. Redness, dryness, rash, itching, skin cancer Solvents, chromium, nickel, detergents and cleaners, paint on skin

1.6. Nervous system

1.6.1. Nervousness, irritability, tremors, loss of coordination Long-term solvent exposure, long-term lead exposure CNS depressants

1.7. Reproductive system

1.7.1. Men: Low sperm count, damage to sperm. Women: Menstrual irregularities, miscarriage, damage to egg/fetus Lead, toluene, some other solvents, ethylene oxide gas

1.8. Pulmonary system

1.8.1. Pneumonia Asthma Fibrosis Ammonia, chlorine, oxides of N2 Phthalic anhydride, platinum salts Asbestos, kaolin, silica, talc

2. irritant chemicals

3. Routes

3.1. Inhalation

3.2. Skin contact

3.3. Eye contact

3.4. Ingestion

3.5. Injection

4. source