Here are the top 11 key documents for understanding Aerotoxic Syndrome; the science, the evidence, and the implications, for the industry, passengers, and aircrew.

1955

Elimination of Engine Bleed Air Contamination
by Henry A Reddall, North America Aviation Inc.
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1999

AEROTOXIC SYDROME: ADVERSE HEALTH EFFECTS FOLLOWING EXPOSURE TO JET OIL MIST DURING COMMERCIAL FLIGHTS
by Chris Winder & Jean-Christophe Balouet
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2005

Proceedings of the BALPA Air Safety and Cabin Air Quality International Aero Industry Conference
Held at Imperial College London
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2006

Ill health following exposure to contaminated aircraft air: psychosomatic disorder or neurological injury?
by MacKenzie Ross & J. Burdon
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2008

Cognitive function following exposure to contaminated air
on commercial aircraft: A case series of 27 pilots seen for
clinical purposes
by Sarah MacKenzie Ross
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2009

EXPOSURE TO AIRCRAFT BLEED AIR CONTAMINANTS AMONG AIRLINE WORKERS – A GUIDE FOR HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS
by Robert Harrison, MD, MPH & Judith Murawski, MSc, CIH
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2010

East West Airlines Ltd v Turner [2010] Australian High Court Judgement
18 years after the incident, East West Airlines Ltd can appeal no more against the judgement in favour of Joanne Turner.
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2011

Aircraft Cabin Air Sampling
Cranfield University
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2014

Employer’s duty of care in airlines – suspected breaches
by Philip Whiteley CMI
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Autoantibody markers of neural degeneration are associated with post-mortem histopathologocal alterations of neurologically-injured pilot
by Professor Mohamed Abou-Donia, Dr Frank van de Goot and Dr Michel Mulder
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2015

Coroner Orders BA & CAA to Respond to Concerns (with response from BA & CAA)
Click here to view the Coroner’s Order
Click here to view BA & CAA response

IATA Guidance for airline health and safety staff on the medical response to Cabin Air Quality Events – November 2015
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European Cockpit Association – Position on cabin air contamination – 18th November 2015
Click here to read the statement

2016

Escobedo v’s Boeing – Court of Cook County Illinois -15.4.16

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Richard Westgate Coroner’s Inquest – no media reporting.