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Adverse reproductive outcomes among male painters with occupational exposure to organic solvents
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    Reproductive effects of occupational exposure in painters

    Dear Editor,

    This carefully conducted investigation confirms the idea that paternally mediated reproductive effects are possible in the painting trades (1,2).

    Perhaps, a better indicator of exposure than toluene and its metabolites would be the use of urinary alkoxyacetic acids which stem from aliphatic ethylene glycol ethers typically used in modern water miscible paints (3) and which are confirmed t...

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