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Document ID (ISN)107674
CIS number 08-163
ISSN - Serial title 0105-1873 - Contact Dermatitis
Year 2007
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Isaksson M., Zimerson E.
Title Risks and possibilities in patch testing with contaminated personal objects: Usefulness of thin-layer chromatograms in a patient with acrylate contact allergy from a chemical burn
Bibliographic information Aug. 2007, Vol.57, No.2, p.84-88. Illus. 5 ref.
Abstract The case of chemical burn caused by dipropylene glycol diacrylate (DPGDA) impregnated in shoes of a worker of a paint factory in Sweden is described. The burn was followed by active sensitization, giving an occupational allergic contact dermatitis on the patient's feet. Diagnostic tests included patch testing with acetone extracts made from the various components of the shoe, together with thin-layer chromatograms. An invisible spot on the thin-layer chromatography plate caused a positive eczema reaction and was further investigated with gas chromatography coupled with mass spectrometry. DPGDA was detected in the spot.
Descriptors (primary) allergens; dipropylene glycol diacrylate; chemical burns; acrylates; skin diseases; paint and varnish industry
Descriptors (secondary) mass spectrometry; Sweden; case study; eczema; sensitization; skin tests; gas chromatography; thin-layer chromatography; allergy tests
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceSweden
Subject(s) Chemicals, plastics and rubber
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Chemical industry
Skin diseases