|Document ID (ISN)||73877|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0105-1873 - Contact Dermatitis
|Convention or series no.
||Cooper S.M., Shaw S.
||Occupational hand dermatitis due to 1,2-benzisothiazolin-3-one in the water-softener manufacturing industry
||Apr. 1999, Vol.40, No.4, p.221. 4 ref.
||Case report of a man who developed vesicular hand dermatitis after starting work in a factory assembling water-softeners. He worked with Proxel GXL, a preservative for the membranes of the water-softeners, which he diluted without using gloves or other protective clothing. Patch testing identified 1,2-benzisothiazolin-3-one in Proxel GXL asthe allergen. The case highlights the problems a worker can experience due to lack of information and poor working practices. Topics: 1,2-benzisothiazolin-3-one; biocides; case study; hand; skin tests; vesicular contact dermatitis; water softeners.
||1,2-benzisothiazolin-3-one; water softeners; vesicular contact dermatitis; biocides
||case study; skin tests; hand
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
||Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)