Code also any follow-up examination (Z08-Z09)

  1. Z77 Other contact with and (suspected) exposures hazardous to health

    Includes:

    • contact with and (suspected) exposures to potential hazards to health

    Excludes2

    • contact with and (suspected) exposure to communicable diseases (Z20.-)
    • exposure to (parental) (environmental) tobacco smoke in the perinatal period (P96.81)
    • newborn affected by noxious substances transmitted via placenta or breast milk (P04.-)
    • occupational exposure to risk factors (Z57.-)
    • retained foreign body (Z18.-)
    • retained foreign body fully removed (Z87.821)
    • toxic effects of substances chiefly nonmedicinal as to source (T51-T65)
    1. Z77.0 Contact with and (suspected) exposure to hazardous, chiefly nonmedicinal, chemicals

      1. Z77.01 Contact with and (suspected) exposure to hazardous metals

        • Z77.010 Contact with and (suspected) exposure to arsenic
        • Z77.011 Contact with and (suspected) exposure to lead
        • Z77.012 Contact with and (suspected) exposure to uranium
        • Z77.018 Contact with and (suspected) exposure to other hazardous metals

          Inclusion term(s):

          • Contact with and (suspected) exposure to chromium compounds
          • Contact with and (suspected) exposure to nickel dust
      2. Z77.02 Contact with and (suspected) exposure to hazardous aromatic compounds

        • Z77.020 Contact with and (suspected) exposure to aromatic amines
        • Z77.021 Contact with and (suspected) exposure to benzene
        • Z77.028 Contact with and (suspected) exposure to other hazardous aromatic compounds

          Inclusion term(s):

          • Aromatic dyes NOS
          • Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
      3. Z77.09 Contact with and (suspected) exposure to other hazardous, chiefly nonmedicinal, chemicals

        • Z77.090 Contact with and (suspected) exposure to asbestos
        • Z77.098 Contact with and (suspected) exposure to other hazardous, chiefly nonmedicinal, chemicals

          Inclusion term(s):

          • Dyes NOS
    2. Z77.1 Contact with and (suspected) exposure to environmental pollution and hazards in the physical environment

      1. Z77.11 Contact with and (suspected) exposure to environmental pollution

        • Z77.110 Contact with and (suspected) exposure to air pollution
        • Z77.111 Contact with and (suspected) exposure to water pollution
        • Z77.112 Contact with and (suspected) exposure to soil pollution
        • Z77.118 Contact with and (suspected) exposure to other environmental pollution
      2. Z77.12 Contact with and (suspected) exposure to hazards in the physical environment

        • Z77.120 Contact with and (suspected) exposure to mold (toxic)
        • Z77.121 Contact with and (suspected) exposure to harmful algae and algae toxins

          Inclusion term(s):

          • Contact with and (suspected) exposure to (harmful) algae bloom NOS
          • Contact with and (suspected) exposure to blue-green algae bloom
          • Contact with and (suspected) exposure to brown tide
          • Contact with and (suspected) exposure to cyanobacteria bloom
          • Contact with and (suspected) exposure to Florida red tide
          • Contact with and (suspected) exposure to pfiesteria piscicida
          • Contact with and (suspected) exposure to red tide
        • Z77.122 Contact with and (suspected) exposure to noise
        • Z77.123 Contact with and (suspected) exposure to radon and other naturally occurring radiation
        • Z77.128 Contact with and (suspected) exposure to other hazards in the physical environment
    3. Z77.2 Contact with and (suspected) exposure to other hazardous substances

      1. Z77.21 Contact with and (suspected) exposure to potentially hazardous body fluids

      2. Z77.22 Contact with and (suspected) exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (acute) (chronic)

        Inclusion term(s):

        • Exposure to second hand tobacco smoke (acute) (chronic)
        • Passive smoking (acute) (chronic)
      3. Z77.29 Contact with and (suspected) exposure to other hazardous substances

    4. Z77.9 Other contact with and (suspected) exposures hazardous to health

Abbreviations used here:

NEC Not elsewhere classifiable
This abbreviation in the Tabular List represents “other specified”. When a specific code is not available for a condition, the Tabular List includes an NEC entry under a code to identify the code as the “other specified” code.

NOS Not otherwise specified
This abbreviation is the equivalent of unspecified.