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Document ID (ISN)100417
CIS number 02-1355
ISSN - Serial title 0339-6517 - Documents pour le médecin du travail
Year 2002
Convention or series no. DMT 89 TA 65
Author(s) Crépy M.N.
Title Occupational skin diseases due to colophony
Original title Dermatoses professionnelles à la colophane [in French]
Bibliographic information 1st Quarter 2002, No.89, p.75-82. Illus. 66 ref.
Abstract Colophony is a resin drawn from coniferous trees used in many industrial products. It is composed of approximately 100 products, some of them allergens. Colophony is included in the European standard battery of skin tests. Contents of this review article on skin diseases due to colophony: composition and production of colophony; aetiologies (allergenicity, sources of exposure); epidemiology (prevalence, incidence, exposed populations); diagnosis in occupational settings; diagnosis in specialized institutions; prognosis; prevention; compensation of occupational diseases.
Descriptors (primary) allergens; skin diseases; colophony; France
Descriptors (secondary) protective gloves; compensation of occupational diseases; skin creams; prognosis; epidemiology; eczema; paper and paper products industry; diagnosis; substitution; musicians; skin tests; risk factors; beauty parlours; soldering flux
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Skin diseases