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Document ID (ISN)101415
CIS number 03-357
ISSN - Serial title 0339-6517 - Documents pour le médecin du travail
Year 2002
Convention or series no. DMT 91 TA 66
Author(s) Crépy M.N.
Title Occupational skin diseases caused by epoxy resins
Original title Les dermatoses professionnelles aux résines époxy [in French]
Bibliographic information 3rd Quarter 2002, No.91, p.297-306. Illus. 75 ref.
Abstract Epoxy resins consist of a broad family of chemicals, with the frequent emergence of new potentially allergenic compounds. They belong to a group of thermosetting plastics and have become one of the most frequent causes of occupational allergic contact dermatitis. Contents of this review article on occupational dermatitis caused by epoxy resins: epoxy resin chemistry; sources and uses; skin toxicity; epidemiology; diagnosis in occupational settings; diagnosis in specialized institutions; prognosis, prevention; compensation.
Descriptors (primary) epoxy resins; occupational diseases; risk factors; skin diseases; France
Descriptors (secondary) protective gloves; allergens; irritants; compensation of occupational diseases; bisphenol A; prognosis; data sheet; epidemiology; epichlorohydrin; skin allergies; eczema; diagnosis; chemical reactions
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Skin diseases