Monographs in Contact Allergy, Volume 1: Non-Fragrance Allergens in Cosmetics (Part 1 and Part 2)

1st Edition

Anton C. de Groot

CRC Press
Published November 10, 2017
Reference - 1472 Pages - 399 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138561137 - CAT# K43459
Series: Monographs in Contact Allergy

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Monographs in Contact Allergy, Volume 1: Non-Fragrance Allergens in Cosmetics (Part 1 and Part 2) is the first 2-part volume in an exciting series on contact allergy.

It presents over 500 natural or synthetic chemicals and compounds which have caused allergic contact dermatitis in cosmetic products. Included here are INCI names, synonyms, description/definition, CAS and EU numbers, chemical class, function in cosmetics, molecular formula, structural formula and advice on patch tests. A full literature review is given of patch testing in patients, case reports of cosmetic allergic contact dermatitis, irritant contact dermatitis, photosensitivity, immediate contact reactions and systemic side effects.

This text is suitable for anyone with an interest in contact allergy, from university students to professionals, and all readers will find this informative and detailed series an invaluable resource.

Key Features:

  • Monographs of all known non-fragrance chemicals and substances which have caused allergic contact dermatitis from their presence in cosmetic products
  • Provides lists of all functional groups (such as antioxidants, preservatives, artificial nail building, emollients, hair dyeing, hair colorants) in both the EU and US formats and all chemicals in these groups which have caused cosmetic allergy
  • Presents an alphabetical list of all synonyms indicating their INCI names
  • Reported cross-reactions, pseudo-cross-reactions and co-reactions, patch test sensitization and presence in cosmetic products (including data from FDA’s Voluntary Cosmetic Registration Program) and chemical analyses are discussed
  • Covers an extensive amount of information to benefit dermatologists, allergists, and non-medical professionals involved with the research, development and marketing of cosmetic products