Parent document       Health effects of Aerosols
Cause Immediate effects

Target tissue

Long term health effects

Pollen, Metal dust

triggering allergies, irritating

Skin, lungs, respiratory tract (RT)

Inflammations of the RT, bronchitis, dyskeny, increased flow resistance breathing resistance, asthma, coughs

Metallic and fibrous particles

fibrosis

Lungs

Emphysema

PAH

mutagenic

 

 

Wood powder
Tobacco smoke
Metal dust
Exhaust fumes
Carcinogenic

 
Diarrhetic, mutagenic

Larynx
Trachea
Lungs
Colon
Tumors in the target organs

 
Cardio-vascular diseases, Cataracts and colon tumors