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Carbon Pneumoconiosis in a Synthetic Graphite Worker
  1. W. B. Lister
  1. Pneumoconiosis Medical Panel, Manchester


    A case of carbon pneumoconiosis is described and discussed. A man, aged 60, who had been turning and grinding synthetic graphite bars for 17 years, developed pneumoconiosis, Category 3. In conjunction with others previously published, this case confirms that pneumoconiosis can be caused by “nearly pure” carbon of low ash content and a wide range of particle size after long exposure to synthetic graphite or carbon black dust.

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