Ototoxicity of Organic Solvents - From Scientific Evidence to Health Policy

Mariola Śliwinska-Kowalska, Deepak Prasher, Célia Rodrigues, Ewa Zamysłowska-Szmytke, Pierre Campo, Donald Henderson, Sören Lund, Ann-Christin Johnson, Michael Schäper, Lars Ödkvist, Jukka Starck, Esko Toppila (+4 others)
2007 International Journal of Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health  
The scientifi c workshop, organized under the 6th European Framework Programme, the Marie Curie Host Fellowship for the Transfer of Knowledge "NoiseHear" Project, by the Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine (Łódź, Poland, 15-16 November 2006), gathered world specialists in noise, chemicals, and ototoxicity, including hearing researchers, toxicologists, otolaryngologists, audiologists and occupational health physicians. The workshop examined the evidence and the links between isolated
more » ... een isolated exposure to organic solvents, combined exposure to noise and solvents, and effects on the auditory system. Its main purpose was to review the key scientifi c evidence to gather the necessary knowledge for developing adequate occupational health policies. This paper summarizes the workshop sessions and subsequent discussions.
doi:10.2478/v10001-007-0021-5 pmid:17638686 fatcat:3b5sxjhkqvdhnd7lppno537mfq