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Document ID (ISN)67065
CIS number 96-1428
ISBN(s) 0-8493-7354-9
Year 1996
Convention or series no.
Author(s) van der Valk P.G.M., Maibach H.I.
Title The irritant contact dermatitis syndrome
Bibliographic information CRC Press Inc., 2000 Corporate Blvd., N.W., Boca Raton, FL 33431, USA, 1996. xiii, 393p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Index. Price: GBP 79.00.
Abstract Contents of this manual: clinical overview of irritant dermatitis; epidemiology and high risk occupations; irritants (caustic substances, alcohols, detergents, cleansers, disinfectants, irritant plants, organic solvents, oils, cutting fluids, lubricants, cement, man-made vitreous fibres, plastic materials, food); physical factors (hydration injury to human skin, mechanical causes, repeated, low-grade frictional trauma); special syndromes; skin sensitivity; mechanisms of irritant contact dermatitis; bioengineering studies; prediction of skin irritation of substances; therapy and prevention.
Descriptors (primary) irritants; eczema; dermatitis
Descriptors (secondary) detergents; skin cleansers; epidemiological aspects; alcohols; food; plastics; man-made fibres; plants; caustic substances; cement dermatitis; lubricants; cutting fluids; organic solvents; manuals; disinfectants; list of chemical substances; chemical burns; toxicity evaluation; individual susceptibility; list of occupations; protective gloves
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Skin diseases