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Toxicant and Disease Database

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Bronchiolitis obliterans

Causes    Grouped by strength of evidence

Strong Evidence

chlorine

diacetyl

hydrogen sulfide

irritant gases

nitrogen oxides

ozone

phosgene

sulfur dioxide

Good Evidence

acramin-FWN

nylon fibers

polyamide-amine dyes

thionyl chloride

Notes

Acramin-FWN is found in paint aerosols that are used in the textile industry. It has been associated with an epidemic of bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia. Dieacetyl is a food flavoring used to impart a buttery flavor to popcorn.