[Allergic contact dermatitis to cocamidopropyl betaine among Israeli patients with cosmetic allergy].


INTRODUCTION Cocamidopropyl betaine (CAPB) is an amphoteric surfactant commonly used in rinse-off cosmetic products. There is still a debate concerning the actual allergen in CAPB. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the prevalence of CAPB allergy and its characteristics among Israeli patients. METHODS A hundred consecutive patients with suspected cosmetic allergy… (More)


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