Formaldehyde‐related textile allergy: an update

@article{Scheman1998FormaldehyderelatedTA,
  title={Formaldehyde‐related textile allergy: an update},
  author={A. Scheman and P. Carroll and K. Brown and A. H. Osburn},
  journal={Contact Dermatitis},
  year={1998},
  volume={38}
}
  • A. Scheman, P. Carroll, +1 author A. H. Osburn
  • Published 1998
  • Medicine
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • Part I of this study explores whether clothing today contains formaldehyde levels likely to cause contact allergy in formaldehyde‐allergic patients. Part II of this study examines whether current reactions to textiles may be due to allergy to textile resins and whether individuals with formaldehyde‐related textile allergy will react to the newer low formaldehyde resins used in the textile industry. Part I: free formaldehyde was measured in 16 fabric specimens produced in the US and overseas… CONTINUE READING
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