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Document ID (ISN)46971
CIS number 86-1701
ISSN - Serial title 0105-1873 - Contact Dermatitis
Year 1986
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Lachapelle J.M.
Title Industrial airborne irritant or allergic contact dermatitis
Bibliographic information Mar. 1986, Vol.14, No.3, p.137-145. Illus. 37 ref.
Abstract Industrial airborne irritant or allergic contact dermatitis is commonly observed in many factories. Examples of airborne irritants include fibres (such as fibreglass or rockwood), various kinds of dust particles (such as cement, slag, sludge, insulating foam, wood chips), acids and alkalis, gases and vapours. Airborne contact allergens are unequivocally numerous. The clinical symptoms of both irritant and allergic airborne contact dermatitis are reviewed.
Descriptors (primary) airborne dust; bases, alkalis; acids; mineral fibres; skin allergies; eczema; gases
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey; round-up; irritants; allergens
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Skin diseases
Alkaline materials
Inorganic acids
Inorganic substances