Original article

Scand J Work Environ Health 1993;19(6):429-431    pdf

doi:10.5271/sjweh.1450

Fatal cadmium-induced pneumonitis.

by Seidal K, Jorgensen N, Elinder CG, Sjogren B, Vahter M

A previously relatively healthy 78-year-old man was exposed to cadmium fumes during brazing with cadmium-containing silver solder. He developed severe chemical pneumonitis and died 25 d after exposure.