Review

Scand J Work Environ Health 1981;7(3):157-168    pdf  pdf

doi:10.5271/sjweh.3107

n-Hexane and its toxicologic effects – a review

by Jørgensen NK, Cohr K-H

This review is a critical survey and evaluation of the recent literature relevant as medical background for a discussion of hygienic threshold values for hexane. Polyneuropathy and maculopathy, as well as subclinical effects, eg, functional disturbances (conduction velocity of the motor and sensory nerves), are included.