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Reproductive toxicity -- Xylene (mixed isomers)

Reproductive toxicity -- Xylene (mixed isomers): Introduction

Reproductive toxicity -- Xylene (mixed isomers): Xylene (mixed isomers) is a suspected reproductive toxicant and exposure to it has the potential to negatively affect the human reproductive system. Xylene (mixed isomers) is used mainly as an industrial solvent and is used in the manufacture paints, lacquers, resins, inks and also in the manufacture of dyes, plastics and pharmaceuticals. The severity and nature of the adverse effect is variable and can be influenced by factors such as sex, level of exposure and individual sensitivity to the chemical. Effects on the female reproductive systems can include such things as menstrual problems, altered sexual behavior, infertility, altered puberty onset, altered length of pregnancy, lactation problems, altered menopause onset and pregnancy outcome. Effects on the male reproductive system can include such things as altered sexual behavior, altered fertility and problems with sperm shape or count. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Reproductive toxicity -- Xylene (mixed isomers) is available below.

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Treatments for Reproductive toxicity -- Xylene (mixed isomers)

  • Exposure avoidance including strategies such as public education for the public and pregnant mothers, legislation to ban teratogenic agents, research and warnings on medications, and appropriate workplace strategies to minimise exposure for workers at risk
  • Avoidance, cessation or reduction of potentially harmful medications in or prior to pregnancy
  • Management of sub-fertility and spontaneous abortion
  • Surveillance and appropriate obstetric management of pregnancies where the fetus has been exposed to potentially teratogenic agents
  • Appropriate neonatal and ongoing surveillance and care for affected babies and children
  • more treatments...»

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