Skin Absorption of Inorganic Lead (PbO) and the Effect of Skin Cleansers

  title={Skin Absorption of Inorganic Lead (PbO) and the Effect of Skin Cleansers},
  author={Francesca Larese Filon and Mark F. Boeniger and Giovanni Maina and Gianpiero Adami and Paolo Spinelli and A. Dami{\'a}n},
  journal={Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine},
Objective: The aim of this study was to investigate the percutaneous penetration of lead oxide (PbO) powder and the effect of rapid skin decontamination with two different detergents. Methods: Franz cells were used to study in vitro PbO skin penetration through human skin during a 24-hour period. The tests were performed without or with decontamination using either Ivory Liquid soap or a new experimental cleanser 30 minutes after the start of exposure. Results: We confirm that PbO can pass… 

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