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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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Pulmonary edema

Causes    Grouped by strength of evidence

Strong Evidence

diquat

hydrogen sulfide

paraquat

phosgene

Good Evidence

ammonia

beryllium

chloro-phosphate compounds

ethylene oxide

formaldehyde

hydrofluoric acid

mercury

methyl bromide

nickel

nitrogen oxides

organophosphates

phosphine

tetrachloroethylene (PCE)

thioureas

zinc

Limited Evidence

1,1-dichloroethane

aluminum

antimony

boron

cadmium

ozone

polytetrafluoroethylene

selenium

Notes