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Document ID (ISN)68997
CIS number 97-886
ISSN - Serial title 0151-9638 - Annales de dermatologie et de vénéréologie
Year 1996
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Koch P.
Title Skin burns, necrosis and caustic ulcerations due to wet cement, concrete and lime
Original title Brûlures, nécroses et ulcérations cutanées dues au ciment, au béton prémixé et à la chaux [in French]
Bibliographic information 1996, Vol.123, No.12, p.832-836. Illus. 21 ref.
Abstract A report of seven cases of skin burn necrosis and ulcerations, following use of wet cement and ready-mixed concrete. Calcium hydroxide induced the caustic ulcers in one case. For the prevention of these injuries warning notices on the risk in handling these materials are strongly recommended.
Descriptors (primary) ulceration of the skin; necrosis; calcium hydroxide; concrete; chemical burns; cement
Descriptors (secondary) Germany; case study
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Skin diseases
Cement and concrete
Inorganic substances