chemical irritant


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chem·i·cal ir·ri·tant

(kemi-kăl iri-tănt)
Any such agent capable of causing irritation or inflammation of tissues.
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26, carrying at least seven tons of "ammunition smoke" which is composed of chemical irritants and riot control agents, namely teargas.
As such, it doesn't establish causality They are hypothesis-generating analyses--and the hypothesis they support is that a defective skin barrier allowing ready entry of allergens, chemical irritants, and microorganisms could increase the propensity for development of low-grade inflammation beyond the skin, including perhaps inflammation of the pancreas, with resultant type 2 diabetes, explained Dr.
This cross-sectional study doesn't establish causality, but it supports the hypothesis that a defective skin barrier allowing ready entry of allergens, chemical irritants, and microorganisms could increase the propensity for development of low-grade inflammation beyond the skin, including perhaps inflammation of the pancreas, with resultant type 2 diabetes, explained Dr.
* Loss of skin integrity from any of a number of factors including equipment or devices, incontinence, chemical irritants, chronic exposure to body fluids, skin tears, pressure, Shear, friction, and infections.
For the Filipino expatriate, using only true natural skincare products made with organic ingredients - without synthetic preservatives and other chemical irritants - is a way of returning to her youth.
It contains no chemical irritants or airborne particulates.
The nature of the trigeminal system of vertebrates, which detects chemical irritants, has driven the evolution of chemical defenses of arthropods.
It has been associated with chronic yeast infections and the use of chemical irritants such as soaps, spermicides and lubricants.
For his ONES project, he will study the function of sensory neurons in the periphery of the body related to exposure to environmental chemical irritants. This will build upon his previous work on the effects of noxious natural products on sensory neurons and their receptors.
When applied to the skin of volunteers, this product apparently increased the skin's tolerance to thermal aggression, reduced the skin's sensitivity to chemical irritants and reduced tactile sensations.
Made from 100 percent denim and cotton, the materials for the insulation are postindustrial, do not itch and contain no chemical irritants. 65 cents per square foot from bondlogic.com.

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