Allergic contact dermatitis from mercapto compounds

Alison K. Adams, Erin M. Warshaw

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Despite being well-known allergens, mercaptobenzothiazole and its derivatives continue to be widely used in natural and synthetic rubber, in the mining industry, and in a variety of nonrubber products. The purpose of this article is to review the epidemiology and the clinical characteristics of allergic contact dermatitis from mercapto compounds.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)56-70
Number of pages15
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jun 1 2006


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