ILO Home
Go to the home page
Site map | Contact us Franšais | Espa˝ol

CISDOC database

Document ID (ISN)110305
CIS number 09-1313
ISSN - Serial title 0105-1873 - Contact Dermatitis
Year 2009
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Neumark M., Moshe S., Ingber A., Slodownik D.
Title Occupational airborne contact dermatitis to simvastatin, carvedilol and zolpidem
Bibliographic information July 2009, Vol.61, No.1, p.51-52. 3 ref.
Abstract A 26-year-old atopic male machine operator in a pharmaceutical factory with a six-month history of dermatitis on his eyelids, cheeks, lips, nose and nasolabial folds was referred to the dermatology department of an Israeli hospital. Patch tests were carried out with standard series and specific products, including chemicals used in the plant. Positive reactions were found to three of these substances (simvastatin, carvedilol and zolpidem).
Descriptors (primary) pharmaceutical products; pharmaceutical industry; skin diseases; allergens
Descriptors (secondary) Israel; case study; individual susceptibility; allergy tests; skin tests; eczema
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceIsrael
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Pharmaceutical industry
Skin diseases