Contact Allergy to Fragrances
A special issue of Cosmetics (ISSN 2079-9284).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 November 2018) | Viewed by 7692
Interests: contact dermatitis; patch test; occupational dermatitis; skin absorption of chemicals; skin protection
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Contact allergy to fragrances is a large problem due to the increase of skin susceptibility in people and the use of many fragrances in cosmetics and detergents. A better knowledge of sensitization in large cohorts of patients with allergic contact dermatitis, will help to individuate the more sensitizing fragrances, aiming to suggest a reduction of their use in cosmetics and detergents. A time-trend evaluation in the last 20 years will help to understand the burden of this problem and to verify the changeover of sensitization. Moreover, some occupational groups are at higher risk to develop sensitization to fragrances, due to repeated contact with products contained fragrances. For them, there is the need to increase the use of protective measures to prevent sensitization. The aim of this Special Issue will be to focus on this problem to suggest preventive actions.
Prof. Dr. Francesca Larese Filon
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- patch test
- allergic contact dermatitis