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Document ID (ISN)64465
CIS number 95-1002
ISSN - Serial title 0105-1873 - Contact Dermatitis
Year 1995
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Bruze M., Hradil E., Eriksohn I.L., Gruvberger B., Widstr÷m L.
Title Occupational allergic contact dermatitis from alkanolamineborates in metalworking fluids
Bibliographic information Jan. 1995, Vol.32, No.1, p.24-27. 4 ref.
Abstract Case reports of three workers with contact allergy to alkanolamineborates are presented. Tests revealed two types of reactivity patterns, indicating the existence of at least two separate sensitizers in these substances. Each alkanolamineborate consists of many substances, which differ in part between different alkanolamineborates; the sensitizers in these substances are not known. The study indicates that it is not possible to use just one particular alkanolamineborate for tracing contact allergy to alkanolamineborates in general.
Descriptors (primary) alkanolamine borates; skin allergies; eczema; corrosion inhibitors; cutting fluids; metalworking industry; sensitizers
Descriptors (secondary) case study; allergic reactivity; skin tests
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceSweden
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Skin diseases
Metalworking industry