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Document ID (ISN)68649
CIS number 97-576
ISSN - Serial title 0105-1873 - Contact Dermatitis
Year 1996
Convention or series no.
Author(s) O'Reilly F.M., Murphy G.M.
Title Occupational contact dermatitis in a beautician
Bibliographic information July 1996, Vol.35, No.1, p.47-48. 2 ref.
Abstract A beautician with exposure to a wide variety of cosmetics, including depilatory wax, presented with a 6-month history of hand eczema. Patch testing showed reactions to nickel, colophony, quaternium 15, and a proprietary cream wax containing colophony. Avoidance of wax and of cosmetics containing quaternium 15 resulted in total remission of the eczema.
Descriptors (primary) sensitization dermatitis; beauty parlours; colophony; cosmetics
Descriptors (secondary) eczema; case study
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceIreland
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Hairdressing & beauty parlours
Skin diseases