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Toxicant and Disease Database

The CHE Toxicant and Disease Database is a searchable database that summarizes links between chemical contaminants and approximately 180 human diseases or conditions. Diseases and or toxicants can be viewed by utilizing the search options below. See a full description of the database and its limitations.

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Pneumonitis (hypersensitivity)

Causes    Grouped by strength of evidence

Strong Evidence

beryllium

cadmium

chromium

cobalt

epoxy resins

heavy metals

isocyanates

mercury

nickel

organic dusts

pyrethins / pyrethroids

trimellitic anhydride

zinc

Good Evidence

aluminum

arsenic

chlorine

manganese

Notes

*Organic dusts are contaminated with bacteria, fungi, amoebae, or animal proteins.