Lyral is an important sensitizer in patients sensitive to fragrances.

  title={Lyral is an important sensitizer in patients sensitive to fragrances.},
  author={Peter J Frosch and Jeanne D Johansen and Torkil Menn{\'e} and Suresh Chandra Rastogi and Magnus Bruze and Klaus Ejner Andersen and J. P. Lepoittevin and E Gim{\'e}nez Arnau and Claudia Pirker and An Goossens and Ian R. White},
  journal={The British journal of dermatology},
  volume={141 6},
Contact allergy to fragrances is a common problem world-wide. The currently used fragrance mix (FM) for patch testing has only eight constituents and does not identify all fragrance-allergic patients. As perfumes may contain 100 or more substances, the search for markers for allergy continues. The synthetic fragrance 4-(4-hydroxy-4-methylpentyl)-3-cyclohexene carboxaldehyde (Lyral) was tested together with the FM and 11 other fragrance substances on consecutive patients in six European… CONTINUE READING