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Document ID (ISN)107099
CIS number 07-1114
ISSN - Serial title 0105-1873 - Contact Dermatitis
Year 2006
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Kuijpers D.I.M., Hillen F., Frank J.A.
Title Occupational peri-ocular contact dermatitis due to sensitization against black rubber components of a microscope
Bibliographic information Aug. 2006, Vol.55, No.2, p.77-80. Illus. 19 ref.
Abstract A 24-year-old woman working in the pathology department of a Dutch university hospital developed an acute periocular eczema clearly related to her daily work at the microscope. Patch testing revealed delayed type hypersensitivity against the black rubber mix, N-isopropyl-N'-phenyl-paraphenylenediamine, N-cyclohexyl-N'-phenyl-paraphenylenediamine and the rubber ring situated on the ocular of the microscope.
Descriptors (primary) allergens; laboratory work; sensitization; rubber chemicals; skin diseases
Descriptors (secondary) Netherlands; case study; isopropylphenylphenylenediamine; skin tests; eczema; allergy tests; aromatic amines
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceNetherlands
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Skin diseases