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Document ID (ISN)28491
CIS number 78-173
ISSN - Serial title 0105-1873 - Contact Dermatitis
Year 1977
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Rycroft R.J.G., Calnan C.D.
Title Relapse of chromate dermatitis from sheet metal - Chromate dermatitis from a boiler lining.
Bibliographic information Aug. 1977, Vol.3, No.4, p.177-180 and 198-200. Illus. 12 ref.
Abstract The first of these 2 articles describes a patient who had been sensitised many years previously by an entirely different source of chromate (when handling either cement and plaster or refractory bricks), whose hand eczema relapsed when handling galvanised sheet metal in his present work. The 2nd article describes chromate dermatitis in a mechanical fitter working inside boiler combustion chambers. A source of hexavalent chromium was the action of the heat and alkaline fuel ash on trivalent chrome ore in the refractory lining.
Descriptors (primary) refractories; allergens; chromates; sheet-metal working; eczema
Descriptors (secondary) case study; sensitization; chromium; skin allergies
Document type -
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Skin diseases
Metalworking industry
Inorganic substances