Here is another option for your legal research involving legal recourse for an employee coming into contact with methylene chloride.
Harefuah. 1995 Jan 15;128(2):91-2, 127.
[Article in Hebrew]
Dept. of Medicine C, Assaf Harofeh Medical Center, Zerifin.
Abstract: A 29-year-old man working in a closed room was exposed to methylene chloride. 2 days later he developed acute renal failure and hepato-cellular damage. Despite the fact that methylene chloride is usually considered nontoxic, fatal cases have been described. It should be stressed that a good history, especially in those who work with materials of low toxicity, can explain complex clinical pictures, allowing proper treatment to be started. Our patient was treated by hemodialysis and recovered completely without residual hepatic damage.
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Additional Blog Posts:
- Original Post about methylene chloride, Here is how to protect yourself from chemicals in the workplace. December 20, 2013, by Attorney Steve Lombardi
- Methylene Chloride As a Product Liability Claim Inadequate Warnings Respirator
- Methylene Chloride Inhalation Injury As a Workers’ Compensation Claim
- Methylene Chloride As a Product Liability Claim And Federal Preemption
- Methylene Chloride As a Workers’ Compensation Claim – Renal Failure
- MDSD for Dichloromethane
- Here is how to protect yourself from chemicals in the workplace.
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