Genomes and Genes
Summary: Substances or materials used in the course of housekeeping or personal routine.
Publications245 found, 100 shown here
- Unintentional household poisoning in childrenS Meyer
Poison Control Centre, University Children s Hospital of Saarland, Homburg, Germany
Klin Padiatr 219:254-70. 2007....
- Symptoms of mothers and infants related to total volatile organic compounds in household productsAlexandra Farrow
Department of Health and Social Care, Brunel University, Isleworth, United Kingdom
Arch Environ Health 58:633-41. 2003..to determine whether reported symptoms of mothers and infants were associated significantly with the use of household products that raised indoor levels of total volatile organic compounds (TVOCs)...
- Self-reported chemicals exposure, beliefs about disease causation, and risk of breast cancer in the Cape Cod Breast Cancer and Environment Study: a case-control studyAmi R Zota
Silent Spring Institute, 29 Crafts Street, Newton, MA 02458, USA
Environ Health 9:40. 2010..This population-based case-control study investigated whether use of household cleaners and pesticides increases breast cancer risk...
- Analysis of phthalic acid diesters, monoester, and other plasticizers in polyvinyl chloride household products in JapanTsuyoshi Kawakami
Division of Environmental Chemistry, National Institute of Health Sciences, Tokyo, Japan
J Environ Sci Health A Tox Hazard Subst Environ Eng 46:855-64. 2011..diisobutylate (TMPDIB)], and mono 2-ethylhexyl phthalate(MEHP) in polyvinyl chloride (PVC) household products that children often places in their mouths and/or contact with their skin (41 products, 47 samples) in Japan...
- Measurement and human exposure assessment of brominated flame retardants in household products from South ChinaShe Jun Chen
State Key Laboratory of Organic Geochemistry, Guangzhou Institute of Geochemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Guangzhou 510640, China
J Hazard Mater 176:979-84. 2010..BFRs), polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs), and decabromodiphenyl ethane (DBDPE) were examined in household products in the Pearl River Delta, South China, including electronic appliances, furniture and upholstery, car ..
- Variation of consumer contact with household products: a preliminary investigationM E Weegels
School of Industrial Design Engineering, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
Risk Anal 21:499-511. 2001..Although diaries and home visits are time-consuming, the combination provided insight into variation as well as relations among frequency, duration, and amount of use...
- Quantitative assessment of airborne exposures generated during common cleaning tasks: a pilot studyAnila Bello
Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 410 Park Drive, Boston, MA 02215, USA
Environ Health 9:76. 2010....
- Survey of organosilicone compounds, including cyclic and linear siloxanes, in personal-care and household productsYuichi Horii
Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, State University of New York at Albany, Albany, NY 12201 0509, USA
Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 55:701-10. 2008..The results of our study suggest that a wide variety of consumer products that are used on a daily basis contain cyclic and linear siloxanes and these products can contribute considerably to human exposures...
- Household chemicals, persistent wheezing and lung function: effect modification by atopy?J Henderson
Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children, Dept of Community Based Medicine, 24 Tyndall Ave, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 1BR, UK
Eur Respir J 31:547-54. 2008..This may result from pre-natal developmental effects or post-natal irritant effects on the developing airway, but is unlikely to be mediated through increased hygiene in the home...
- Domestic use of hypochlorite bleach, atopic sensitization, and respiratory symptoms in adultsJan Paul Zock
Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Barcelona
J Allergy Clin Immunol 124:731-8.e1. 2009..Professional use of hypochlorite (bleach) has been associated with respiratory symptoms. Bleach is capable of inactivating allergens, and there are indications that its domestic use may reduce the risk of allergies in children...
- What you don't know can hurt you: household products and eventsS D Leonard
Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, Athens 30602 3013, USA
Accid Anal Prev 32:383-8. 2000..represented by two diverse samples) to evaluate their knowledge about the hazards associated with common household products and situations using both multiple choice and open-ended surveys...
- Antibacterial household products: cause for concernS B Levy
Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
Emerg Infect Dis 7:512-5. 2001..As with antibiotics, prudent use of these products is urged. Their designated purpose is to protect vulnerable patients...
- Effect of antibacterial home cleaning and handwashing products on infectious disease symptoms: a randomized, double-blind trialElaine L Larson
Columbia University and Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York 10032, USA
Ann Intern Med 140:321-9. 2004..Despite the widespread household use of cleaning and personal hygiene products containing antibacterial ingredients, their effects on the incidence of infectious disease symptoms have not been studied...
- Frequent use of chemical household products is associated with persistent wheezing in pre-school age childrenA Sherriff
Unit of Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology, Division of Child Health, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 1BR, UK
Thorax 60:45-9. 2005..A study was undertaken to investigate the association between maternal use of chemical based products in the prenatal period and patterns of wheeze in early childhood...
- Improving emissions estimates of home and personal care products ingredients for use in EU risk assessmentsOliver R Price
Safety and Environmental Assurance Centre, Unilever, Sharnbrook, Bedfordshire, UK
Integr Environ Assess Manag 6:677-84. 2010..Accordingly, it may be justified to use such an analysis to refine the default values in order to provide more realistic exposure estimates for use in REACh assessments...
- A survey of polycyclic musks in selected household commodities from the United StatesJessica L Reiner
Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, State University of New York at Albany, Empire State Plaza, P O Box 509, Albany, NY 12201 0509, USA
Chemosphere 62:867-73. 2006..The highest concentrations were found in perfumes, body creams and lotions, and deodorants. The results suggest that a wide variety of source materials exist for HHCB and AHTN, and that these materials are used on a daily basis...
- Volatile pollutants emitted from selected liquid household productsKi Dong Kwon
Department of Indoor Environment, National Institute of Environment Research, Incheon, South Korea
Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 15:521-6. 2008To identify household products that may be potential sources of indoor air pollution, the chemical composition emitted from the products should be surveyed...
- Cleaning products and air fresheners: emissions and resulting concentrations of glycol ethers and terpenoidsB C Singer
Atmospheric Sciences Department, Environmental Energy Technologies Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
Indoor Air 16:179-91. 2006..During air-freshener use, d-limonene, dihydromyrcenol, linalool, linalyl acetate, and beta-citronellol) were emitted at 35-180 mg/day over 3 days while air concentrations averaged 30-160 microg/m3...
- Common household chemicals and the allergy risks in pre-school age childrenHyunok Choi
Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
PLoS ONE 5:e13423. 2010..The risk of indoor exposure to volatile organic compounds (VOCs) on allergic airway diseases in children remains unknown...
- Occupational exposures among domestic and industrial professional cleanersAhmed A Arif
Department of Public Health Sciences, University of North Carolina Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 28223, USA
Occup Med (Lond) 58:458-63. 2008..Despite being a large part of the workforce, cleaners remain a relatively understudied occupational group in the USA...
- Determination of 2-butoxyethanol emissions from selected consumer products and its application in assessment of inhalation exposure associated with cleaning tasksJ Zhu
Product Safety Laboratory, Product Safety Bureau, Health Canada, Ottawa
Environ Int 26:589-97. 2001..075 and 0.186 mg (kg b.w.)(-1) day(-1) for two all-purpose spray cleaners, and 0.004 and 0.006 mg (kg b.w.)(-1) day(-1) for two-spray glass cleaners, respectively...
- Asthma, chronic bronchitis, and exposure to irritant agents in occupational domestic cleaning: a nested case-control studyM Medina-Ramón
Respiratory and Environmental Health Research Unit, Municipal Institute of Medical Research IMIM, Barcelona, Spain
Occup Environ Med 62:598-606. 2005..Women employed in domestic cleaning are at increased risk for symptoms of obstructive lung disease, but the agents responsible are unknown...
- Investigation of antibiotic and antibacterial agent cross-resistance in target bacteria from homes of antibacterial product users and nonusersE C Cole
DynCorp Health Research Services, Morrisville, NC, USA
J Appl Microbiol 95:664-76. 2003....
- Orthopoxvirus detection in environmental specimens during suspected bioterror attacks: inhibitory influences of common household productsAndreas Kurth
Robert Koch Institute, Center for Biological Safety 1, Nordufer 20, 13353 Berlin, Germany
Appl Environ Microbiol 74:32-7. 2008..In particular, we investigated the inhibitory influences of different common household products present in environmental specimens on PCR yield, EM detection, and virus isolation...
- Unintentional childhood poisoning in the Sharon area in Israel: a prospective 5-year studyY Uziel
Department of Pediatrics, Meir Hospital, Kfar Saba, Israel
Pediatr Emerg Care 21:248-51. 2005..To study the epidemiology and risk factors for unintentional exposure to poisoning among the Jewish and the Arab population in the Sharon area in Israel...
- MS 04-044: demographic features of drug and chemical poisoning in northern MalaysiaAhmed Ibrahim Fathelrahman
Clinical Pharmacy Program, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Minden, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Clin Toxicol (Phila) 43:89-94. 2005..Chinese patients constituted 37.7% of all poisoning cases, followed by the Indians (31.6%) and Malays (26.6%). Between ethnic groups, Indian patients were found to have the highest rate of poisoning admission of 75.2 per 100,000 persons...
- [Poisoning accidents with household chemicals among children in the period 1993-2002 compared with the period 1980-1992]Hans Gad Johannsen
Odense Universitetshospital, Ulykkes Analyse Gruppen og Ortopaedkirurgisk Afdeling O
Ugeskr Laeger 168:51-5. 2006....
- An epidemiological study of poisoning cases reported to the National Poisons Information Centre, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New DelhiAmita Srivastava
National Poisons Information Centre, Department of Pharmacology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
Hum Exp Toxicol 24:279-85. 2005..The agents belonged to various groups: household products, agricultural pesticides, industrial chemicals, drugs, plants, animal bites and stings, miscellaneous and ..
- The use and disposal of household pesticidesCharlotte N B Grey
Department of Environmental Science and Technology, Royal School of Mines, Imperial College, Prince Consort Road, Room 415, London SW7 2AZ, UK
Environ Res 97:109-15. 2005..It is a public health concern that the instructions on the labels of products may not always be understood or followed, and further understanding of user behaviour is needed...
- Unsafe storage of poisons in homes with toddlersTinneke M J Beirens
Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, P O Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Accid Anal Prev 38:772-6. 2006..The objective of this project was to assess the current nature and level of preventive actions that parents take to avoid unintentional poisoning among toddlers (11-18 months old)...
- Seasonal pesticide use in a rural community on the US/Mexico borderNatalie C G Freeman
Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, Piscataway, NJ, USA
J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 14:473-8. 2004..However, these pesticides are used in agriculture and were not associated with reported house and yard use patterns...
- The role of occupational and environmental exposures in the aetiology of acquired severe aplastic anaemia: a case control investigationK R Muir
Division of Public Health Medicine and Epidemiology, Medical School, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
Br J Haematol 123:906-14. 2003..Self-reported chemical treatment of houses was also associated with an increased risk of developing aplastic anaemia, in keeping with previous literature...
- Demographical, aetiological and clinical characteristics of poisonings in Mersin, TurkeyErtan Mert
Family Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mersin University Medical Faculty Hospital, Mersin, Turkey
Hum Exp Toxicol 25:217-23. 2006..The aim of this retrospective study was to evaluate the demographical, aetiological and clinical characteristics of acute poisonings who were admitted to a university hospital in the south part of Turkey...
- Occurrence and fate of emerging wastewater contaminants in Western Balkan RegionSenka Terzic
Center for Marine and Environmental Research, Ruder Boskovic Institute, Bijenicka 54, 10002 Zagreb, Croatia
Sci Total Environ 399:66-77. 2008....
- Surveillance of toxic exposures: the pilot experience of the Poison Control Centers of Milan, Pavia and Bergamo in 2006Laura Settimi
Centro Nazionale di Epidemiologia, Sorveglianza e Promozione della Salute, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Via Giano della Bella 34, 00162 Rome, Italy
Ann Ist Super Sanita 43:287-94. 2007..Although very limited, the available observations focused the attention on specific hazards and were able to highlight the potential of a toxic exposure surveillance system based on the information reported by the Italian PPC...
- Household gas cooking: a risk factor for respiratory illnesses in preschool childrenT W Wong
Department of Community and Family Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 4 F, School of Public Health, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
Arch Dis Child 89:631-6. 2004..To explore the association of household gas cooking and respiratory illnesses in preschool children and their relation to outdoor air pollution...
- Human poisoning in Thailand: The Ramathibodi Poison Center's experience (2001-2004)Winai Wananukul
Ramathibodi Poison Center and Division of Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
Clin Toxicol (Phila) 45:582-8. 2007..To identify poisoning and toxic exposure pattern, severity, and clinical outcome in Thailand during 2001 to 2004...
- Consumer perception of household hazardous materialsSusan C Smolinske
Children s Hospital of Michigan Regional Poison Control Center, Detroit, Michigan, USA
Clin Toxicol (Phila) 45:522-5. 2007..We evaluated consumer perception of household hazardous materials (HHM) to identify links between storage of HHMs and consumer perception...
- An evaluation of the poisoning accidents encountered in children aged 0-6 years in KirikkaleSibel Erkal
Department of Home Economics, School of Home Economics, Ankara, Turkey
Turk J Pediatr 48:294-300. 2006..5%) stemmed from storing of drugs within the reach of children. Of all mothers participating in the study, 68.9% declared that they have taken measures to prevent future poisoning accidents in their homes...
- Critical windows of exposure to household pesticides and risk of childhood leukemiaXiaomei Ma
School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California 24720, USA
Environ Health Perspect 110:955-60. 2002..The findings suggest that exposure to household pesticides is associated with an elevated risk of childhood leukemia and further indicate the importance of the timing and location of exposure...
- Child and maternal household chemical exposure and the risk of acute leukemia in children with Down's syndrome: a report from the Children's Oncology GroupLucy E Alderton
Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, 55455, USA
Am J Epidemiol 164:212-21. 2006..0. This exploratory study suggests that household chemical exposure may play a role in the development of acute lymphoblastic leukemia in children with Down's syndrome...
- What are the sources of exposure to eight frequently used phthalic acid esters in Europeans?Matthias Wormuth
Institute for Chemical and Bioengineering, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Risk Anal 26:803-24. 2006..The scenario-based approach chosen in the present study provides a link between the knowledge on emission sources of phthalates and the concentrations of phthalate metabolites found in human urine...
- Emergency visits for childhood poisoning: a 2-year prospective multicenter survey in SpainSantiago Mintegi
Hospital de Cruces, Barakaldo, Bizkaia, Spain
Pediatr Emerg Care 22:334-8. 2006..To describe the characteristics of childhood poisoning leading to consultation to 17 pediatric emergency departments in Spain...
- Calculation methods to perform mass balances of micropollutants in sewage treatment plants. application to pharmaceutical and personal care products (PPCPs)Marta Carballa
Department of Chemical Engineering, School of Engineering, University of Santiago de Compostela, E 15782 Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Environ Sci Technol 41:884-90. 2007..The results obtained show that the conclusions concerning the efficiency of micropollutants removal in a particular STP may be seriously affected by the calculation method used...
- Pharmaceutical and personal care products in sewage treatment worksRakesh Kanda
WRc NSF Limited, Henley Road, Medmenham, Marlow, Buckinghamshire, UK SL7 2HD
J Environ Monit 5:823-30. 2003..Similar removal efficiencies for tonalide were achieved at these STWs (73-96%) except at STW 1 where removal was poor (53%)...
- Pharmaceutical and personal care products in tile drainage following land application of municipal biosolidsD R Lapen
Agriculture and Agri Food Canada, Ottawa ON, Canada K1A 0C6
Sci Total Environ 399:50-65. 2008..Tile mass loads as a percent of PPCP mass applied to soil ranged from 4.2%+/-SD of 9.2% to 7.1%+/-10.9% for the AerWay system and surface spreading plus incorporation treatments, respectively...
- Evaluation of measured and predicted environmental concentrations of selected human pharmaceuticals and personal care productsMarkus Liebig
ECT Oekotoxikologie GmbH, Bottgerstrasse 2 14, 65439 Flörsheim Main, Germany
Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 13:110-9. 2006..Such models have been proposed by the European Agency for the Evaluation of Medicinal Products (EMEA) and the Technical Guidance Document on Risk Assessment for New Notified and Existing Chemical Substances (TGD)...
- Occurrence and fate of pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs) in biosolidsKang Xia
Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, 3111 Miller Plant Sciences Building, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
J Environ Qual 34:91-104. 2005....
- Lessons learned from the Children's Environmental Exposure Research StudyDavid B Resnik
National Institute of Environmental Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
Am J Public Health 97:414-8. 2007....
- Toxicology. EPA kills Florida pesticide studyJocelyn Kaiser
Science 308:340. 2005
- Pesticide product use and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in womenIkuko Kato
Department of Environmental Medicine, New York University of School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
Environ Health Perspect 112:1275-81. 2004....
- Toxicology. EPA criticized for study of child pesticide exposureErik Stokstad
Science 306:961. 2004
- Exposure misclassification of household pesticides and risk perception and behaviourMark J Nieuwenhuijsen
Department of Environmental Science and Technology, Imperial College, London, UK
Ann Occup Hyg 49:703-9. 2005..In conclusion, pesticide use is underreported in questionnaires, and behaviour and risk perception may affect the reporting...
- Chemical pollution, respiratory allergy and asthma: a perspectiveGareth S Evans
Health and Safety Laboratory, Buxton, Derbyshire SH17 9JN, UK
J Appl Toxicol 28:1-5. 2008....
- Endocrine disruptors: a new scientific role for clinical pharmacologists? Impact on human health, wildlife, and the environmentClaire M Lathers
Office of New Animal Drug Evaluation, Center for Veterinary Medicine Food and Drug Administration FDA, Rockville, Maryland, USA
J Clin Pharmacol 42:7-23. 2002....
- Prognosis of environmental concentrations by geo-referenced and generic models: a comparison of GREAT-ER and EUSES exposure simulations for some consumer-product ingredients in the ItterT Wind
Henkel KGaA, VTB Ecology, Henkelstr 67, Düsseldorf D 40191, Germany
Chemosphere 54:1145-53. 2004..However, in the case of eliminable substances, it does not match the accuracy of higher-tiered geo-referenced exposure models like GREAT-ER...
- Good hygiene decreases exposure to toxic chemicalsKellyn Betts
Environ Sci Technol 42:3124. 2008
- Household wood and charcoal smoke increases risk of otitis media in childhood in MaputoJoao Leopoldo da Costa
Department of Community Health, Faculdade de Medicina UEM, Maputo, Mozambique
Int J Epidemiol 33:573-8. 2004..This study examined the association of otitis media in children <6 years old and the exposure to wood and charcoal smoke, as well as to other risk factors, in Maputo...
- [Infant exposure to potentially toxic plasticizers in products for oral use]Lilia Patricia Bustamante-Montes
Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Mexico, Toluca, Estado de Mexico, Mexico
Salud Publica Mex 46:501-8. 2004..To estimate the prevalence of oral product use in children less than three years of age, and to measure the concentration of phthalates as potentially toxic products...
- An epidemiological pattern of poisoning in IndiaS K Gupta
Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 11:73-4. 2002
- Hazardous-chemical releases in the homePerri Zeitz Ruckart
Division of Health Studies, ATSDR, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
J Environ Health 67:14-9, 32; quiz 35-6. 2004..The most frequently released chemicals are found in common household products. Human error was a factor in the majority of the releases...
- Releases from improper chemical mixing, Hazardous Substances Emergency Events Surveillance system, 1996-2001Kirsten P Ernst
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Division of Health Studies Epidemiology and Surveillance Branch, Atlanta, Georgia
J Occup Environ Med 47:287-93. 2005..To examine the public health consequences of acute hazardous substance releases resulting from the improper mixing of chemicals...
- [Inquiries to the Norwegian Poisons Information Centre on acute exposures to chemicals and chemical products]Jan Borgeraas
Avdeling for giftinformasjon Giftinformasjonen Sosial og helsedirektoratet, Postboks 7000, St Olavs Plass, 0130 Oslo
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 128:924-8. 2008..Our aim was to characterise the frequency and severity of such exposures and to raise awareness of chemicals that rarely cause poisoning, but may lead to serious systemic toxicity even in small amounts...
- Accidental poisoning in New ZealandKim M Yates
Emergency Care Centre, North Shore Hospital, Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand
Emerg Med (Fremantle) 15:244-9. 2003..To examine mortality and morbidity associated with accidental poisoning in New Zealand for the period of 1993-97, and make comparisons with international trends...
- [Profile of acute poisoning in Italy. Analysis of the data reported by Poison Centres]Nicolina Mucci
Dipartimento di Documentazione, Informazione e Formazione, Istituto Superiore per la Prevenzione e la Sicurezza del Lavoro, ISPESL, Roma
Ann Ist Super Sanita 42:268-76. 2006..7%); 1-4 year age group presents the highest risk (37.0%), followed by 20-49 group (25.8%); drugs and household products are the prevalent causes of intoxications (37.4% and 26.0%, respectively); home is the place where 84...
- [Overdose with medicines, poisonous drugs consumed, toilet cleaner swallowed. What must the general practitioner attend to in acute poisoning? (interview by Judith Neumaier)]Andreas Schaper
MMW Fortschr Med 145:19. 2003
- Common nontoxic pediatric ingestionsAllison A Muller
The Poison Control Center, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
J Emerg Nurs 31:494-6. 2005
- Childhood poisoning at the Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital, Ile-Ife, NigeriaE A Adejuyigbe
Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital, Ile Ife
Niger J Med 11:183-6. 2002..Improvement in the socioeconomic status of parents and health education on proper storage of household chemicals will help in reducing the incidence and mortality from poisoning...
- [Home environment and acute propylene glycol intoxication in a two-year old. An unusual case report]M Guillot
Service de Pediatrie, CHG Robert Bisson, BP 97223, 14107 Lisieux, France
Arch Pediatr 9:382-4. 2002....
- Pediatric poisoning!Molly Broderick
California Poison Control System, San Diego Division, USA
RN 67:37-8, 40-2; quiz 43. 2004
- Assessment of ocular and nasal irritation in asthmatics resulting from fragrance exposureR E Opiekun
Monell Chemical Senses Center, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Clin Exp Allergy 33:1256-65. 2003..Despite this, little evidence exists to confirm the degree to which such subjective reports are correlated with localized, objective changes in the upper or lower airways following a fragranced product exposure...
- Acute poisoning: exposure to DIY productsNicola Bates
National Poisons Information Service, London
Emerg Nurse 10:26-31. 2002
- Eye irritation caused by formaldehyde as an indoor air pollution--a controlled human exposure experimentX Yang
College of Life Sciences, Central China Normal University, Wuhan, 430079, China
Biomed Environ Sci 14:229-36. 2001..CONCLUSION: The tests showed that eye irritation was perceived at all of the three levels...
- Household hazardous waste in municipal landfills: contaminants in leachateR J Slack
Department of Environmental Science and Technology, Imperial College, Prince Consort Road, London, SW7 2BP, UK
Sci Total Environ 337:119-37. 2005Household hazardous waste (HHW) includes waste from a number of household products such as paint, garden pesticides, pharmaceuticals, photographic chemicals, certain detergents, personal care products, fluorescent tubes, waste oil, heavy ..
- Risk assessment approach for untreated wastewater using the QUAL2E water quality modelD C McAvoy
Procter and Gamble Company, Miami Valley Laboratory, 11810 East Miami Road, Ross, Cincinnati, OH 45061, USA
Chemosphere 52:55-66. 2003..Results from this study support the use of QUAL2E for assessing the risk of consumer product ingredients in riverine systems receiving untreated wastewater...
- Personal and political aspects of MCSPeggy L Davis
Environ Health Perspect 110:A664-5. 2002
- Water flows of MSW landfills and implications for long-term emissionsRenate Huber
Department of Waste and Resource Management, Institute for Water Quality and Waste Management, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
J Environ Sci Health A Tox Hazard Subst Environ Eng 39:885-900. 2004..Leachate concentrations reflect just a small part of a landfill. Understanding water flows and measuring substance balances improve considerably the assessment of the long-term emission potentials of landfills...
- Fragrance ingredient labelling in products on sale in the U.KD A Buckley
Department of Dermatology, Great Western Hospital, Marlborough Road, Swindon SN3 6BB, UK
Br J Dermatol 157:295-300. 2007..Cosmetic products and detergents must be labelled for 26 individual named fragrances, when present at concentrations of > 10 parts per million (p.p.m.) in leave-on products and > 100 p.p.m. in rinse-off products...
- Inactivation of Listeria monocytogenes, Escherichia coli O157:H7, and Salmonella typhimurium with compounds available in householdsHua Yang
Center for Meat Safety and Quality and Food Safety Cluster, Department of Animal Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523, USA
J Food Prot 72:1201-8. 2009Solutions of selected household products were tested for their effectiveness against Listeria monocytogenes, Escherichia coli O157:H7, and Salmonella Typhimurium. Hydrogen peroxide (1.5 and 3%), vinegar (2...
- Safety evaluation of topical applications of ethanol on the skin and inside the oral cavityDirk W Lachenmeier
Chemisches und Veterinaruntersuchungsamt CVUA Karlsruhe, Weissenburger Strasse 3, D 76187 Karlsruhe, Germany
J Occup Med Toxicol 3:26. 2008..in occupational settings, cosmetics like hairsprays or mouthwashes, pharmaceutical preparations, and many household products)...
- The U.S. National Library of Medicine's Toxicology and Environmental Health Information ProgramPhilip Wexler
National Library of Medicine, 2 Democracy Plaza, Suite 510, Bethesda, MD 20892 5467, USA
Toxicology 198:161-8. 2004..Specialty files in occupational safety and health, and household products have recently been added to TEHIP's suite of resources...
- Structural influence on radical formation and sensitizing capacity of alkylic limonene hydroperoxide analogues in allergic contact dermatitisStaffan G H Johansson
Dermatochemistry and Skin Allergy and Medicinal Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Gothenburg, SE 412 96 Gothenburg, Sweden
Chem Res Toxicol 23:677-88. 2010..the autoxidation of, for example, fragrance terpenes, compounds that are common in perfumes, cosmetics, and household products. A requirement of the immunological mechanisms of contact allergy is the formation of an immunogenic hapten-..
- Decontamination of fluid milk containing Bacillus spores using commercial household productsD G Black
Department of Food Science and Technology, University of Tennessee, 2605 River Drive, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996, USA
J Food Prot 71:473-8. 2008..little data exist as to the decontamination of products and surfaces by consumers using commercial household products. Should a large scale bioterrorism incident occur in which consumer food products were contaminated with a ..
- Repellent effect of some household products on fly attraction to cadaversDamien Charabidze
Institut de Médecine Légale et Sociale, Faculte de Medecine, Place de Verdun, 59045 Lille Cedex, France
Forensic Sci Int 189:28-33. 2009..Six common household products (gas, mosquito citronella repellent, perfume, bleach, hydrochloric acid and soda) were added to dead rats (..
- [Determination of organotin compounds in water soluble paints and adhesives by GC-MS]Tsuyoshi Kawakami
Division of Medical Devices, National Institute of Health Sciences, Tokyo, Japan
Yakugaku Zasshi 130:223-35. 2010The use of tributyltin (TBT) and triphenyltin (TPT) in some household products are prohibited by "Act on the Control of Household Products Containing Harmful Substances" in Japan...
- Aerosolized sodium hypochlorite inhibits viability and allergenicity of mold on building materialsJohn W Martyny
National Jewish Medical and Research Center, Denver, CO 80206, USA
J Allergy Clin Immunol 116:630-5. 2005..Disinfectants that contain dilute sodium hypochlorite can kill mold and are practical to use. Whether they also inhibit mold allergy symptoms is unknown...
- Risk assessment of oral exposure to diisononyl phthalate from children's productsMichael A Babich
Directorate for Health Sciences, US Consumer Product Safety Commission, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
Regul Toxicol Pharmacol 40:151-67. 2004Dialkyl phthalates are plasticizers used in household products made from polyvinyl chloride (PVC). Diisononyl phthalate (DINP) is the principal phthalate in soft plastic toys...
- Vitellogenin as a biomarker of exposure to estrogenic compounds in aquatic invertebrates: a reviewValerio Matozzo
Department of Biology, University of Padova, Via Ugo Bassi 58 B, Padova, Italy
Environ Int 34:531-45. 2008..E1), estriol (E3)] and synthetic chemicals, such as pesticides, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and household products (surfactants) are estrogenic compounds widespread in aquatic ecosystems...
- Larval exposure to 4-nonylphenol and 17beta-estradiol affects physiological and behavioral development of seawater adaptation in Atlantic salmon smoltsDarren T Lerner
Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts 01003, USA
Environ Sci Technol 41:4479-85. 2007..a xenoestrogen, is widespread in the aquatic environment due to its use in agricultural, industrial, and household products. We exposed Atlantic salmon yolk-sac larvae to waterborne 10 or 100 microg L(-1) NP (NP-L or NP-H, ..
- The epidemiology of childhood poisonings in CyprusMaria Koliou
Department of Pediatrics, Archbishop Makarios Hospital, Nicosia, Cyprus
Eur J Pediatr 169:833-8. 2010..5%), and other painkillers (4.1%). Another 37.6% of hospitalizations involved household products such as household cleaning products (11.8%), petroleum products (11.0%), and rodenticides (5.7%)...
- Photochemical behaviour of musk tibetene. A chemical and kinetic investigationMarisa Canterino
Universita di Napoli Federico II, Facolta di Ingegneria, Dipartimento di Ingegneria Chimica, P le V Tecchio, 80 80125 Napoli, Italy
Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 15:182-7. 2008Synthetic musk compounds are widely used as additives in personal care and household products. The photochemical degradation of musk tibetene in aqueous solutions or in acetonitrile/water mixtures under different conditions was studied in ..
- Nail primer cosmetics: correlations between product pH and adequacy of labelingA D Woolf
Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
J Toxicol Clin Toxicol 37:827-32. 1999..However, some primers contain alternative ingredients, which may or may not pose the same risk; product labeling information is variable and may be confusing to consumers...
- Profile of childhood poisoning at a tertiary care centre in North IndiaUtkarsh Kohli
Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
Indian J Pediatr 75:791-4. 2008..To determine the profile and outcome (discharge from emergency room after observation, admission or death) of pediatric patients presenting with acute poisoning to a tertiary care centre in north India...
- Organotin compounds, including butyltins and octyltins, in house dust from Albany, New York, USAKurunthachalam Kannan
New York State Department of Health, and Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Wadsworth Center, State University of New York at Albany, Empire State Plaza, PO Box 509, Albany, NY 12201 0509, USA
Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 58:901-7. 2010..In addition, a few household products, such as wallpaper, floor tile, vinyl window blinds, and handbags were analyzed for the presence of OTs...
- Pre-treatment with Aloe vera juice does not enhance the in vitro permeation of ketoprofen across skinL Ballam
Welsh School of Pharmacy, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
Skin Pharmacol Physiol 23:113-6. 2010..The potential of pre-treating skin with Aloe vera juice as a penetration enhancer was evaluated in vitro using ketoprofen as model permeant...
- Metabolic correlates of toluene abuse: decline and recovery of function in adolescent animalsWynne K Schiffer
Chemistry Department, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY 11973, USA
Psychopharmacology (Berl) 186:159-67. 2006Children and adolescents will readily abuse household products that contain solvents such as toluene. It is likely that reinforcing exposures to toluene alter brain glucose metabolism.
- Effect of octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane on methylation of bismuth by Methanosarcina barkeriKlaus Michalke
Department of Microbiology, University of Duisburg Essen, Universitaetsstr 4, 45177 Essen, Germany
Appl Environ Microbiol 72:6819-21. 2006Octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane (OMCTS), a common constituent of household products, triggers the transformation of bismuth to the volatile toxic derivative trimethylbismuth by Methanosarcina barkeri, which is a representative member of the ..
- Evaluation of inhalation TTC values with the database RepDoseS E Escher
Fraunhofer Institute for Toxicology and Experimental Medicine, Hannover, Germany
Regul Toxicol Pharmacol 58:259-74. 2010..substances and is in discussion to be applied to other classes of compounds such as cosmetic ingredients, household products, non-relevant metabolites in drinking water, and impurities in pharmaceuticals...
- Cost-benefit analysis of central softening for production of drinking waterB Van der Bruggen
K U Leuven, Department of Chemical Engineering, Laboratory for Applied Physical Chemistry and Environmental Technology, W de Croylaan 46, B 3001 Leuven, Belgium
J Environ Manage 91:541-9. 2009Softening drinking water before distribution yields advantages with environmental impact, such as lower household products consumption, less scaling in piping and machines, and the avoidance of decentralized, domestic softeners...
- Dermal toxicity and environmental contamination: electron transfer, reactive oxygen species, oxidative stress, cell signaling, and protection by antioxidantsPeter Kovacic
Department of Chemistry, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182 1030, USA
Rev Environ Contam Toxicol 203:119-38. 2010..g., in industrial substances, agricultural chemicals, household products, and plants...
- National and regional assessment of the antibacterial soap market: a step toward determining the impact of prevalent antibacterial soapsE N Perencevich
Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
Am J Infect Control 29:281-3. 2001..No scientific data have been published to suggest that the use of antibacterial agents in household products prevents infection, and triclosan resistance mechanisms have recently been identified...
- SUPPORT CONTRACT FOR THE NTP INTERAGENCY CENTER/VALIDATION OF ALT METHODSDavid Allen; Fiscal Year: 2011..eye injuries occur in the home;with about 125,000 eye injuries a year caused by accidents involving common household products such as oven cleaner and bleach (source, American Academy of Ophthalmology)...
- SUPPORT CONTRACT FOR THE NTP INTERAGENCY CENTER/VALIDATION OF ALT METHODSDavid Allen; Fiscal Year: 2012..eye injuries occur in the home;with about 125,000 eye injuries a year caused by accidents involving common household products such as oven cleaner and bleach (source, American Academy of Ophthalmology)...
- Effect of Polybrominated Diphenal Ether Flame Retardant Exposure on OsteogenesisDeena J Small; Fiscal Year: 2010..These chemicals leach into the atmosphere and dust from the household products in which they were used...
- The Charge Study: Childhood Autism Risks from Genetics and the EnvironmentIrva Hertz-Picciotto; Fiscal Year: 2013..links with upstream exposures to phthalates and anti- bacterial compounds, ubiquitous chemicals in common household products. Finally, this project will examine how gene variants that play a role in biochemical pathways relevant to ..
- Naphthalene exposure, chromosomal aberrations in poor urban school children.Manuela A Orjuela; Fiscal Year: 2012..Hydrocarbon (PAH) and an IARC classified potential carcinogen, in indoor air from naphthalene containing household products such as mothballs, and from penetrating traffic emissions...
- Neuroplasticity Associated with Acute Toluene InhalationJACOB THOMAS BECKLEY; Fiscal Year: 2013..Volatile organic solvents, part of the abused inhalants drug class, are compounds found in common household products, such as paints, paint thinners, lacquers and glues...
- Targeted liposomal radiotherapy of malignant mesotheliomaJiang He; Fiscal Year: 2011..For decades, asbestos was used heavily in construction, industry, the Navy, even household products and appliances, and is still present in many homes, schools, and office buildings...
- Autism Risk, Prenatal Environmental Exposures, and Pathophysiologic MarkersIsaac N Pessah; Fiscal Year: 2013..The exposures of interest are two classes of compounds common in household products, and having known neuro- or neurodevelopmental toxicity: pyrethroid pesticides and polybrominated diphenyl ..
- Instrument to Identify Hazardous Children's Products that Could Cause Lead PoisonMICHAEL R SQUILLANTE; Fiscal Year: 2012..In spite of increasingly stringent regulatory limits for lead content in consumer products, toys and household products containing lead continue to find their way into the consumer household...
- Impact of Environmental Pollutants on Breast Cancer and*Julia Brody; Fiscal Year: 2005..EDCs) and mammary carcinogens from wide-area pesticide use, drinking water contaminated by wastewater, and household products. Exposure to EDCs and mammary carcinogens is common from sources such as air and water pollution, detergents,..
- Mobilizing the Community to Reduce Teen Prescription Drug AbuseDavid Collins; Fiscal Year: 2010..implemented in Alaska to reduce availability of harmful legal products (inhalants, over-the-counter drugs, household products, and prescription drugs)...
- POPULATION BASED STUDY OF LOWER URINARY TRACT TUMORSLoraine Marrett; Fiscal Year: 1980..hair dye use, quality of drinking water, and skin exposures to a variety of medicinal, chemical, and common household products were collected...
- LOW POWER, HIGH SENSITIVITY, ELEC OLFACTORY SENSORSStefan Vasile; Fiscal Year: 1999..in chemical and biological defense, explosives and drugs detection, as well as in the food industry, household products, industrial waste remote monitoring, perfumery, pharmaceuticals, bio-medicine, and tele-surgery...
- A SCHOOL-BASED PROGRAM TO PREVENT INHALANT USE IN ALASKAKnowlton Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2007..This study will focus attention on reducing a drug problem that has received little attention among a high risk and underserved population. ..
- EFFLUX-MEDIATED RESISTANCE TO TETRACYCLINESStuart Levy; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- MULTIPLE ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE (MAR) REGULONStuart Levy; Fiscal Year: 2001....
- EFFLUX-MEDIATED RESISTANCE TO TETRACYCLINESStuart Levy; Fiscal Year: 2006..Such understanding will also enhance[unreadable] efforts to reverse efflux of other antibiotics and drugs used to treat infectious diseases, including[unreadable] bacteria, fungi and parasites, and cancer. ..
- Biomarkers of Formaldehyde Exposure and ToxicityLuoping Zhang; Fiscal Year: 2010..The data produced from these studies will be useful to public health agencies in their evaluation of the leukemia risk presented by formaldehyde. ..
- THE BEHAVIORAL PHARMACOLOGY OF PHENCYCLIDINERobert L Balster; Fiscal Year: 2010..The presence of PCP-like side effects and abuse liability will seriously limit the therapeutic usefulness of glutamate antagonists, so knowing how to predict them from animal studies is essential. ..
- Maternal Phthalate Exposure and Infertility, Fetal LossRuss Hauser; Fiscal Year: 2007..Since occupational and environmental exposure to phthalates is widespread, detecting even small adverse effects will have large public health significance. ..
- HOME HYGIENE INTERVENTIONElaine Larson; Fiscal Year: 2002..Logistic regression, Liang-Zeger regression, and Chi Square analyses will be used to test differences in rates of transmission of symptoms and changes in quantity, types and resistance patterns of microbial flora of the hands. ..
- Alcohol Outlets and ViolencePaul Gruenewald; Fiscal Year: 2001..g., outlet densities) to individual norms for aggression. The long-term goal of this study is to provide empirical data to guide environmentally based alcohol-related crime prevention programs. ..
- BEHAVIORAL PHARMACOLOGY OF ABUSED SOLVENTSRobert Balster; Fiscal Year: 2002..Information on the behavioral effects and abuse liability of solvents may allow manufacturers to reformulate products to reduce their abuse. ..
- Neurochemistry of Nicotine Dependence in SchizophreniaWynne Schiffer; Fiscal Year: 2004..Or increase inhibitory activity with the GABA agonist, gamma-vinyl GABA, prior to the nicotine challenge. We hope to guide the development of novel therapies for dual-diagnosis schizophrenia. ..
- Early Childhood Development and PCB Exposures in Slovak*Irva Hertz Picciotto; Fiscal Year: 2005..Other unique features include the evaluation of hearing loss at birth, the measurement of hydroxy and methylsulfone metabolites of PCBs, and a population which includes about 1/3 Gypsies. ..
- International Society Environmental Epidemiology 2003Irva Hertz Picciotto; Fiscal Year: 2003..ISEE provides a variety of forums for discussion, critical reviews, collaborations and education issues for environmental exposures and their human health effects. ..
- Genetic Susceptibility to Infection Related CancerIkuko Kato; Fiscal Year: 2005..Secondary aims include to examine histopathological correlates of these polymorphisms and to determine whether selected environmental factors modify the above associations. ..
- Alcohol Outlets and ViolencePaul Gruenewald; Fiscal Year: 2007..g., outlet densities) to individual norms for aggression. The long-term goal of this study is to provide empirical data to guide environmentallybased alcohol-related crime prevention programs. ..
- Selectins and Fetal wound HealingOluyinka Olutoye; Fiscal Year: 2007..These may then provide opportunities to assist with the inflammatory responses in these children when they are most vulnerable. ..
- Stopping URIs and FLU in the Family: the Stuffy TrialElaine Larson; Fiscal Year: 2008....
- Luminal Lipid Exposure, Genetics and Colon Cancer RiskIkuko Kato; Fiscal Year: 2006..In addition, accumulated dietary data and biological specimens will serve as an important resource for future research on other nutrient-gene interactions. ..
- Maternal Pesticide Exposure and Pregnancy OutcomesRuss Hauser; Fiscal Year: 2009..Since the etiology of infertility and early pregnancy loss remains largely unexplained, the identification of potential environmental risk factors will have large public health significance. ..
- DISPARITIES IN ASTHMA AMONG ELDERLY IN WEST TEXASAhmed Arif; Fiscal Year: 2003..A similar comparison will be made to evaluate urban/rural differences. ..
- Staff Hand Hygiene and Nosocomial Infections in NeonatesElaine Larson; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- SACRAMENTO NEIGHBORHOOD ALCOHOL PREVENTION PROJECTPaul Gruenewald; Fiscal Year: 2003..Overall, the investigation represents an intervention evaluation that examines the efficacy of community-level interventions within a minority community. ..
- Treatment of Compulsive HoardingGail Steketee; Fiscal Year: 2005..Predictors of outcome will be examined. ..
- Psychopathology of Compulsive HoardingGail Steketee; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Interdisciplinary Research:Antimicrobial Resistance(RMI)Elaine Larson; Fiscal Year: 2006..In the final year, plans for a sustainable Consortium on antimicrobial resistance will be formalized. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Asbestos Disease Among Household Contacts of Vermiculite WorkersAlfred Franzblau; Fiscal Year: 2006..In addition, tests for trend will be conducted to[unreadable] determine significant increasing pleural changes in household contacts by increasing indices of exposure. ..
- Occupational Asthmagens in Cleaners: A Focus Group StudyAhmed Arif; Fiscal Year: 2005..The information from the focus group interviews will be used to develop JEM and a draft survey instrument for use among cleaners. ..
- Impact of Hand Hygiene Guideline on Infections and CostsElaine Larson; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..