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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Summary

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.