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Document ID (ISN)104007
CIS number 05-359
ISSN - Serial title 0339-6517 - Documents pour le médecin du travail
Year 2004
Convention or series no. DMT 100TA71
Author(s) Crépy M.N.
Title Occupational skin diseases due to dyes
Original title Dermatoses professionnelles aux colorants [in French]
Bibliographic information 4nd Quarter 2004, No.100, p.565-576. Illus. 82 ref.
Internet access http://www.inrs.fr/INRS-PUB/inrs01.nsf/inrs01_search_view_view/955B9977919A0658C1256F7E003E619D/$FILE/ta71.pdf [in French]
Abstract Occupational skin diseases caused by exposure to dyes affect primarily hairdressers and textile industry workers. Paraphenylene diamine and its derivatives are among the most sensitizing hair dyes, while in the textile sector, the main allergens are found among disperse dyes. The clinical diagnosis and interpretation of allergy tests often pose difficulties in cases of allergic contact eczema to textile dyes. Contents of this review article on occupational skin diseases due to dyes: uses of dyes; their classification; epidemiology of occupational skin lesions caused by dyes; diagnosis in occupational settings; diagnosis in specialized institutions; prevention; compensation.
Descriptors (primary) dyes; skin diseases; textile industry; risk factors; hairdressing
Descriptors (secondary) allergens; compensation of occupational diseases; p-phenylenediamine; Disperse Yellow 3; symptoms; classification; sensitizers; dyeing; diagnosis; medical examinations; eczema
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Hairdressing & beauty parlours
Skin diseases