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Document ID (ISN)38584
CIS number 82-1718
ISSN - Serial title 0105-1873 - Contact Dermatitis
Year 1981
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Whittington C.V.
Title Hypopigmentation from UV resin additive
Bibliographic information Nov. 1981, Vol.7, No.6, p.289-292. 13 ref.
Abstract Description of a case of occupational hypopigmentation of the forearm in a worker exposed to vapours of substances used in the printing industry. Patch tests of a quinone used as a polymerisation inhibitor in a UV-sensitive resin caused severe irritation.
Descriptors (primary) printing industry; quinones; dermatitis; pigmentation disorders; photopolymers
Descriptors (secondary) additives; case study; hydroquinone; skin tests; printing inks
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Skin diseases
Printing, photography and photocopying industry