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Document ID (ISN)75456
CIS number 00-1409
ISSN - Serial title 0105-1873 - Contact Dermatitis
Year 2000
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Kanerva L., Alanko K., Estlander T., Jolanki R., Lahtinen A., Savela A.
Title Statistics on occupational contact dermatitis from (meth)acrylates in dental personnel
Bibliographic information Mar. 2000, Vol.42, No.3, p.175-176. Illus. 14 ref.
Abstract During 1975-1998, 630 cases of occupational dermatosis in dental personnel were reported to the Finnish Register of Occupational Diseases, 70.6% of which were allergic. The number of cases greatly increased during the last decade. No cases of acrylates or methacrylates allergy were reported in 1975-1981. During 1982-1998, 161 cases were reported, 87% being allergic. The largest annual number of occupational dermatoses from acrylates and methacrylates in dental personnel were reported in 1998.
Descriptors (primary) acrylates; methacrylates; dental services; skin allergies; skin diseases
Descriptors (secondary) statistical trends; eczema; Finland
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFinland
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Skin diseases
Health care services