Contact allergy to cosmetics: causative ingredients

@article{Groot1987ContactAT,
  title={Contact allergy to cosmetics: causative ingredients},
  author={Anton C. Groot},
  journal={Contact Dermatitis},
  year={1987},
  volume={17}
}
  • A. Groot
  • Published 1 July 1987
  • Medicine
  • Contact Dermatitis
Of 1781 patients with contact dermatitis seen during a period of 6 years (1981–1986), 75(4.2%) had allergy to cosmetic products. The face was most frequently affected. In many cases, the dermatitis was limited to the eyelids (18.7%) or the face (40.0%). skin care products (moisturizing and cleansing cream/lotion/milk/) and deodorants (6.8%). The ingredients most often responsible were fragrances (45.1%), followed by the preservative Kathon® CG (11.0%) and the emulsifier oleamidopropyl… 
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