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Document ID (ISN)70137
CIS number 97-1956
ISSN - Serial title 0010-5309 - Le concours médical
Year 1996
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Jacobs M.C., Lachapelle J.M.
Title Allergic contact dermatitis from hair products
Original title Eczémas de contact allergiques aux produits capillaires [in French]
Bibliographic information 7 Dec. 1996, Vol.118, p.2983-2984, 2987-2988. Illus. 3 ref.
Abstract Eczema caused by allergic reactions to contact with hairdressing products is common in hairdressers and their clients. Hair dyes and glyceryl monothioglycolate used for permanent hair wave are the main allergens. The eczema usually affects the fingers. The use of polyethylene protective gloves is recommended since latex and its additives may induce allergies.
Descriptors (primary) allergens; glyceryl monothioglycolate; hairdressing; eczema; dyes
Descriptors (secondary) skin allergies; protective gloves
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceBelgium
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Skin diseases
Esters and salts
Hairdressing & beauty parlours