by Silvia K. Müller
CSN: Chemical Sensitivity Network
Just like Germany, Austria is now classifying Chemical Sensitivity / MCS (Multiple Chemical Sensitivity) as a physical disease under the code T78.4 of the ICD-10 (the register of diseases). The news comes from a recent letter by the Department of Health of the Austrian Government.
MCS in the ICD-10 in Germany
In a letter dated September 4, 2008 the DIMDI, the Cooperation Partner for Germany of the WHO, wrote that MCS (Multiple Chemical Sensitivity) was classified in the register ICD-10 GM which is valid in Germany: