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ID (ISN) del documento60880
Número CIS 93-1543
ISSN - Título de la serie 0105-1873 - Contact Dermatitis
Año 1993
Número de serie
Autor(es) Tarvainen K., Jolanski R., Estlander T.
Título Occupational contact allergy to unsaturated polyester resin cements
Información bibliográfica Apr. 1993, Vol.28, No.4, p.220-224. Illus. 25 ref.
Resumen Six men contracted occupational allergic contact dermatitis from unsaturated polyester (UP) cements. 4 of the men were employed in car repair painting and the remaining 2 in mold manufacturing. The exposure time to UP cements ranged from 6 to 32 years before onset of skin symptoms. All patients had eczema on their hands; in addition, 4 had skin symptoms on airborne areas, i.e., wrists, neck and face. All 6 patients developed allergic reactions when patch tested with UP resin at 0.5-10% in petrolatum (pet.). None of the tested patients reacted to auxiliary or cross-linking chemicals of the cements. Diethylene glycol maleate (DGM) was purified and identified from the UP resin of a cement. 1 patient reacting to UP resin was also patch test positive to DGM and he produced an allergic reaction to DGM down to a concentration of 0.0032% pet. DGM wa found in both uncured and cured UP resin. None of the patients could continue their work with UP cements after their sensitisation.
Descriptores (primarios) dietilenoglicol; poliésteres; maleatos; sensibilización; eczema; adhesivos; trabajos de carrocería; alergias cutáneas
Descriptores (secundarios) estudio de caso; tests cutáneos; dermatosis
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
País / Estado o ProvinciaFinlandia
Tema(s) Sustancias tóxicas y peligrosas
Broad subject area(s) Medicina del trabajo, epidemiología
Navegación por categoria(s) Skin diseases
Alergias
Glycol ethers
Esters and salts
Motor vehicle manufacturing industry