Risk of brain damage in babies from naphthalene in mothballs: call to consider a national ban

Med J Aust. 2011 Feb 7;194(3):150. doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2011.tb04203.x.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Letter

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Australia
  • Brain Diseases / chemically induced
  • Brain Diseases / epidemiology*
  • Drug Labeling
  • Glucosephosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency / complications
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Insect Repellents / adverse effects*
  • Legislation, Drug
  • Moths
  • Naphthalenes / adverse effects*
  • New Zealand

Substances

  • Insect Repellents
  • Naphthalenes
  • naphthalene