Short‐term effects of alcohol‐based disinfectant and detergent on skin irritation

@article{Pedersen2005ShorttermEO,
  title={Short‐term effects of alcohol‐based disinfectant and detergent on skin irritation},
  author={Line Kynemund Pedersen and Elisabeth Held and Jeanne Duus Johansen and Tove Agner},
  journal={Contact Dermatitis},
  year={2005},
  volume={52}
}
The most important risk factor for occupational contact dermatitis in hospital personnel is the exposure to irritants such as water, detergents and alcohol‐based solutions. This study was undertaken to evaluate the short‐term effects of repeated exposure to an alcohol‐based disinfectant, to a detergent and to an alcohol‐based disinfectant/detergent alternately. The hardening effect in preirritated skin after a 4‐week interval was also evaluated. Detergent, disinfectant and disinfectant… 
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