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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Causes Grouped by strength of evidence
Occupational silica exposure has been associated with the development of scleroderma in males but not females. The scleroderma-like syndrome caused by vinyl chloride has been shown to occur in groups with HLA-DR5, similar to patients with classic idiopathic scleroderma. A case of scleroderma has been reported after exposure to a herbicide containing a combination of bromobutyl methyl uracil, dichlorophenyl dimethylurea, and aminotriazole.