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Document ID (ISN)100307
CIS number 02-1263
ISSN - Serial title 0339-6517 - Documents pour le médecin du travail
Year 2001
Convention or series no. DMT 87 TA 63
Author(s) Crépy M.N.
Title Occupational skin diseases caused by polyacrylate and polymethacrylate resins
Original title Dermatoses professionnelles aux résines polyacrylates et polyméthacrylates [in French]
Bibliographic information 3rd Quarter 2001, No.87, p.345-354. Illus. 69 ref.
Abstract Polyacrylate and polymethacrylate resins are used in dental care, inks, paints, coatings, adhesives and plastics. By themselves they have little or no allergic potential; however, they are obtained through the polymerization of monomers (acrylates and methacrylates) which are potent sensitizers. The resins often contain residual quantities of monomers, which may give rise to occupational skin diseases among persons involved in their processing. Contents of this information note on occupational skin diseases caused by polyacrylate and polymethacrylate resins: aetiology; epidemiology; diagnosis in occupational settings; diagnosis in specialized institutions; prognosis; prevention; compensation.
Descriptors (primary) polymethyl methacrylate; occupational diseases; skin diseases; polyacrylates; methacrylates; France
Descriptors (secondary) surface coating; data sheet; irritants; compensation of occupational diseases; acrylates; plastics; aetiology; epidemiology; inks; paints; eczema; sensitizers; adhesives; limitation of exposure; dental services; skin tests; protective gloves
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Acrylates
Skin diseases