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Document ID (ISN)101755
CIS number 03-833
ISSN - Serial title 0339-6517 - Documents pour le médecin du travail
Year 2001
Convention or series no. DMT 85 TA 62
Author(s) Crépy M.N.
Title Occupational skin diseases from antiseptics and disinfectants
Original title Dermatoses professionnelles aux antiseptiques et désinfectants [in French]
Bibliographic information 1st Quarter 2001, No.85, p.83-90. Illus. 62 ref.
Internet access [in French]
Abstract Antiseptics and disinfectants are chemical formulations that include anti-microbial agents, excipients, cleaning agents and additives. Their use in large quantities, particularly in health care facilities, has given rise to numerous cases of occupational skin diseases. Contents of this of this review article on allergology and dermatology of antiseptics and disinfectants: classification by chemical class; epidemiology; diagnosis in occupational settings; confirmation of the diagnosis in specialized institutions; prognosis; prevention; compensation.
Descriptors (primary) occupational diseases; risk factors; disinfectants; skin diseases
Descriptors (secondary) protective gloves; dangerous substances; compensation of occupational diseases; cleaning agents; epidemiology; diagnosis; safety guides; substitution; hospitals; health care personnel; safe working methods; classification; industrial physicians; limitation of exposure
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