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Toxicant and Disease Database

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Decreased vision (includes blindness, retinopathy, optic neuropathy)

Causes    Grouped by strength of evidence

Strong Evidence

carbon monoxide

methanol

Good Evidence

carbon disulfide

copper

fungicides

mercury

methyl bromide

n-Hexane

organotins

Limited Evidence

1,1-dichloroethane

carbamates

carbofuran

methylenedianiline

organochlorine pesticides

organophosphates

osmium tetraoxide

pesticides

Notes

Methanol toxicity is due to formaldehyde and formate metabolic products.