contact sensitization

contact sensitization,

n irritation of skin exposed to certain oils and other substances after initial application.
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DPX-120 was a single-center, double-blind study in healthy adult subjects with the primary objective of evaluating the potential of Locilex and its vehicle cream to induce contact sensitization by repetitive application to human skin.
In 2005 IFRA introduced a new Quantitative Risk Assessment or QRA approach to restrict fragrance materials that have a potential to induce contact sensitization.
Prevalance and source of occupational contact sensitization to acrylates in Italy.
Mantovani L: Contact sensitization in 1094 children undergoing patch testing over a 7-year period.
In trials, there was one report of an allergic reaction in a patient who stopped using the patch because of irritation at the site of the patch that reappeared at the same site after starting on oral methylphenidate, a sign of contact sensitization, said Dr.
Results from this trial indicated that Vibrilase produced no evidence of contact sensitization or irritation for up to eight days, well beyond the expected one to three day treatment period in which Vibrilase would be applied.
These studies suggest the potential for methyl red to induce contact sensitization in humans.
Is there an increased skin irritation and contact sensitization in atopic dermatitis?
Suppression of contact sensitization in man by prior feeding of antigen.
In clinical trials, the most commonly reported adverse events associated with use of Metvixia PDT were contact sensitization, erythema, pain, burning, and skin discomfort/irritation.
The QRA is a vast improvement over the former approach because it is quantitative, exposure based, consistent with modern principles of toxicologic risk assessment, suitable for assessing contact sensitization and applicable to various factors such as different product types and use patterns.
I think the reason why many people think that the risk of contact sensitization in children is lower than in adults has to do with the fact that people have always thought that the immune system of younger children wasn't capable of reacting to these agents," says Bernard A.