• Medicine
  • Published in Dermatology online journal 2009

Two cases of photocontact allergy to the new sun filter octocrylene.

@article{Bennssar2009TwoCO,
  title={Two cases of photocontact allergy to the new sun filter octocrylene.},
  author={Antoni Benn{\'a}ssar and Ramon Grimalt and Carlos Romaguera and Joan Manel Vilaplana},
  journal={Dermatology online journal},
  year={2009},
  volume={15 12},
  pages={
          14
        }
}
We report two cases of photocontact allergy to a cinnamate sun filter, octocrylene. In the last few years octocrylene has been broadly used in the manufacturing of many cosmetics and UV filters, hence the importance of octocrylene as an emerging cause of contact and photocontact allergy.