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Document ID (ISN)68650
CIS number 97-560
ISSN - Serial title 0105-1873 - Contact Dermatitis
Year 1996
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Gallo R., Guarrera M., Hausen B.M.
Title Airborne contact dermatitis from East Indian rosewood (Dalbergia latifolia Roxb.)
Bibliographic information July 1996, Vol.35, No.1, p.60-61. 7 ref.
Abstract A knifegrinder presented with dermatitis after working on knife handles made from East Indian rosewood. Exposure to the sawdust caused sneezing and coughing, and patch testing produced a positive reaction. The main allergens in the wood were dalbergiones. Results conform the strong irritant and allergic potential of this sawdust.
Descriptors (primary) sensitization dermatitis; wood dust
Descriptors (secondary) skin tests; case study
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Skin diseases