Date: Fri, 30 Jul 2004 15:49:21 -0400
Reply-To: "Rau, Edward (NIH/OD/ORF)" <raue**At_Symbol_Here**ORS.OD.NIH.GOV>
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From: "Rau, Edward (NIH/OD/ORF)" <raue**At_Symbol_Here**ORS.OD.NIH.GOV>
Subject: Re: Latex Glove degeneration
Comments: To: "Hadden, Susan [PRDUS]"

There are several published references relating to this incident.  We have
these listed on our NIH mercury elimination campaign website :
* Junghans RP. A review of the toxicity of methylmercury compounds with
application to occupational exposures associated with laboratory uses.
Environmental Research 31: 1-31 (1983).
* Langford N, Ferner R. Toxicity of mercury. J Human Hypertension 13(10):
651-656 (1999).
* Nierenberg DW, Nordgren RE, Chang MB, Siegler RW, Blayney MB, Hochberg F,
Toribara TY, Cernichiari E, Clarkson T. Delayed cerebellar disease and death
after accidental exposure to dimethylmercury. New England J Medicine
338:1672-1676 (1998).
* Siegler RW, Nierenberg DW, Hickey WF. Fatal poisoning from liquid
dimethylmercury. A neuropathologic study. Human Pathology: (6) 720-716

 -----Original Message-----
From:   Hadden, Susan [PRDUS] [mailto:SHADDEN**At_Symbol_Here**PRDUS.JNJ.COM]
Sent:   Thursday, July 29, 2004 8:31 AM
To:     DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**LIST.UVM.EDU
Subject:        Re: [DCHAS-L] Latex Glove degeneration

Many interesting references to Dr Wetterhahn's death. Where can I find the
confirmed facts of the case so that I, too, can use it as a training

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