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Recurrence of acute respiratory failure following use of waterproofing sprays
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    Acute respiratory effects following use of waterproofing sprays: Some UK experience
    • Zoe Tizzard, Specialist in Poisons Information
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      • John N Edwards

    Dear Editor

    Heinzer et al.  report cases of severe respiratory effects following exposure to aerosol waterproofing sprays in Switzerland [1]. They report that while there are reports from elsewhere in Europe there are no reports yet from the UK. We report the experience of the National Poisons Information Service (London) [NPIS(L)] with these products in 2003.

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