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Document ID (ISN)56404
CIS number 91-1232
ISSN - Serial title Dermatosen
Year 1989
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Bruze M., Almgren G.
Title Occupational dermatoses in workers exposed to epoxy-impregnated fiberglass fabric
Bibliographic information 1989, Vol.37, No.5, p.171-176. Illus. 18 ref.
Abstract In a plant producing printed circuit boards 84 of 143 employees complained of dermatoses. Of these 79 were examined by patch tests with products from the work environment. In 35 (22%) evidence of occupational dermatoses was found. Contact allergy to bisphenol A diglycidyl ether was diagnosed in six persons.
Descriptors (primary) allergens; epoxy resins; bisphenol A diglycidyl ether; electronics industry; skin allergies; skin tests; skin diseases
Descriptors (secondary) bis(2,3-epoxypropyl) ether; allergy tests; epidemiologic study; questionnaire survey
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceSweden
Subject(s) Other industries and occupations
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Skin diseases
Allergies
Ethers
Electronics industry
Ethylene oxide
Manufacturing of electrical appliances and equipment