|Document ID (ISN)||102185|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0034-8732 - Prevención
|Convention or series no.
||Klotz A., zur Mühlen A., Veeger M.
||New skin protection formulations
||Nuevos preparados de protección cutánea [in Spanish]|
||July-Sep. 2003, No.165, p.29-34. Illus.
||03-1291.pdf [in Spanish]
||The protective properties of a new multiphase water/oil/water emulsion system were studied, together with its effect on skin irritated with a test solution consisting of 0.5% sodium lauryl sulfate in water. 15 persons were subjected to a repeated irritation patch test under occlusive dressing, with the irritation being then treated either with the new product, with vaseline or with a water/oil emulsion, or not treated at all. The new product showed the best results in terms of protection. Furthermore, it had a positive influence on the regeneration of skin irritated with sodium lauryl sulfate. The product was also tested among 180 employees of three production units of a large engine component manufacturer, who responded to a questionnaire on their use of skincare products. 67% declared regularly using such products, 29% rarely and 4% never. Only 8% of the persons questioned stated that the product they had used previously offered superior protection. The absorptive properties and the propensity for repair were judged very good by 72% of the respondents and good by 90%. 88% expressed the wish to use this novel product again once all the testing would be completed.
||irritation; emulsions; skin protection; motor vehicle industry; skin
||irritants; skin tests; questionnaire survey
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||Germany|
|Broad subject area(s)
Motor vehicle manufacturing industry