|Document ID (ISN)||72747|
|ISSN - Serial title
||1341-9145 - Journal of Occupational Health
|Convention or series no.
||Fukuda Y., Nagano M., Futatsuka M.
||Occupational leukoderma in workers engaged in 4-(p-hydroxyphenyl)-2-butanone manufacturing
||Mar. 1998, Vol.40, No.2, p.118-122. Illus. 20 ref.
||Three cases are presented of occupational leukoderma in the upper extremities of workers exposed to 4-(p-hydroxyphenyl)-2-butanone (HPB). In two of the cases, symptoms of contact dermatitis were present in the same areas before the occurrence of depigmentation. An epidemiologic study of 13 workers exposed to chemicals in the production of HPB showed that 9 had symptoms of dermatitis which were more severe in sunshine or hot weather. These facts suggest that HPB and/or the chemicals used in its manufacture have irritant and phototoxic potential. Topics: 4-(p-hydroxyphenyl)-2-butanone; chemical industry; epidemiologic study; leukoderma; pigmentation disorders.
||4-(p-hydroxyphenyl)-2-butanone; leukoderma; chemical industry
||epidemiologic study; pigmentation disorders
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||Japan|
||Chemicals, plastics and rubber
|Broad subject area(s)