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Document ID (ISN)63632
CIS number 95-232
ISSN - Serial title 0339-6517 - Documents pour le mÚdecin du travail
Year 1993
Convention or series no. DMT 56 TA 56
Author(s) Cavelier C., Foussereau J.
Title Occupational allergies to rubber
Original title Les allergies professionnelles au caoutchouc [in French]
Bibliographic information 4th Quarter 1993, No.56, p.333-362. Illus. 145 ref.
Abstract Contents of this bibliographic review and occupational allergo-dermatology data sheet on work-related allergies to rubber: introduction (signs of occupational allergy to rubber); allergic eczema to rubber (frequency and exposed occupations, clinical assessment and causative agents, clinical forms, allergens, tests, crossed allergy, chemical investigations, allergen research); allergic urticaria to rubber (frequency, exposed occupations and importance of atopy, place of allergic or immunologic urticaria in contact urticaria, clinical forms, allergy tests, immunologic nature of latex urticaria, diagnosis of latex urticaria, procedure in case of contact urticaria to latex gloves, other allergens of latex gloves); differential diagnosis of rubber allergies; treatment and prevention of rubber allergies and of relapses; information relating to commercial products, their composition, their tolerance; compensation in France.
Descriptors (primary) irritants; synthetic rubber; eczema; skin allergies; natural rubber
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey; allergens; vulcanization accelerators; diphenylguanidine; thioureas; ethylenethiourea; antioxidants; dithiocarbamates; rubber chemicals; diagnosis; list of chemical substances; skin tests; data sheet; latex
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Allergies
Skin diseases