The role of 3‐dimethylaminopropylamine and amidoamine in contact allergy to cocamidopropylbetaine

@article{Foti2003TheRO,
  title={The role of 3‐dimethylaminopropylamine and amidoamine in contact allergy to cocamidopropylbetaine},
  author={C. Foti and D. Bonamonte and G. Mascolo and A. Corcelli and S. Lobasso and L. Rigano and G. Angelini},
  journal={Contact Dermatitis},
  year={2003},
  volume={48}
}
  • C. Foti, D. Bonamonte, +4 authors G. Angelini
  • Published 2003
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • Since it has been found that all subjects with contact allergy to cocamidopropylbetaine (CAPB) have positive reactions to 3‐dimethylaminopropylamine (DMAPA), and reports have appeared in literature of the sensitizing action of amidoamine in products containing CAPB, we aimed to verify the possibility that pure amidoamine may have a sensitizing role in subjects with positive reactions to CAPB. To this end, in 10 patients with contact allergy to a commercial CAPB, we tested DMAPA 1% aq. and a… CONTINUE READING

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