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Document ID (ISN)109409
CIS number 09-410
ISSN - Serial title 0105-1873 - Contact Dermatitis
Year 2009
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Fonia A., White J.M., McFadden J.P., White I.R.
Title Active sensitization to chloracetamide
Bibliographic information Jan. 2009, Vol.60, No.1, p.58-59. 6 ref.
Abstract Chloracetamide is a preservative found in some cosmetic preparations. This article describes the case of a 21-year-old woman with a history of eczematous eruptions which she attributed to the use of a number of cosmetic products. Patch testing showed a strong positive reaction to chloracetamide.
Descriptors (primary) allergens; cosmetics; sensitization; chloroacetamide; skin diseases
Descriptors (secondary) United Kingdom; case study; skin tests; skin eruption; allergy tests; eczema
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Amides
Skin diseases