|Name of the disease||Poisoning effect of|
|Mad Hatter's Disease (Erethism)||Mercury|
|Byssinosis (Brown Lung disease)||Cotton Dust|
|White Lung disease||Asbestos|
|Black Lung disease||Coal dust|
Minamata Disease is so named because it was first discovered in Minamata city of Japan.
Itai Itai meaning "It hurts, It hurts" in Japanese was the name coined by locals in Toyoma in Japan where it first occurred in 1912.
Mad Hatter's disease Mercury was used in hat making in the 19th century and hat makers who inhaled mercury vapours exhibited symptoms of the disease and hence the name.