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Document ID (ISN)67316
CIS number 96-1414
ISSN - Serial title 0105-1873 - Contact Dermatitis
Year 1996
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Tong D.
Title Salt dermatitis in the aquarium industry
Bibliographic information Jan. 1996, Vol.34, No.1, p.59-60. Illus. 3 ref.
Abstract Three short case reports are presented of aquarium shop workers with irritant contact dermatitis resulting from exposure to dried sea salt crusts. Preventive measures include tight fitting lids on tanks, workplace hygiene, and protective gloves of sufficient length.
Descriptors (primary) irritants; pet shops; dermatitis; marine salt
Descriptors (secondary) sodium chloride; eczema; case study
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceAustralia
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Retail industry
Skin diseases