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Document ID (ISN)102032
CIS number 03-1276
ISSN - Serial title 0340-0131 - International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health
Year 2003
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Kresken J., Klotz A.
Title Occupational skin-protection products - A review
Bibliographic information June 2003, Vol.76, No.5, p.355-358. 34 ref.
Internet access 03-1276.pdf [in English]
Abstract Skin-protection products are used in the occupational hygiene field to protect the skin against hazards at the workplace. Their use is appropriate only for non-toxic, non-carcinogenic and non-sensitizing low-grade irritants such as water, detergents and cutting fluids. They should not be considered as replacements for other protective measures such as gloves. The selection of the appropriate protective product depends on the physical and chemical properties of the agent against which protection is sought. A table lists suited applications for selected protective cream formulations.
Descriptors (primary) occupational hygiene; barrier creams; skin protection
Descriptors (secondary) detergents; protective gloves; substitution; cutting fluids; irritants
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Skin protection