Patch Testing 4th Edition


  • 4900 chemicals with patch test concentrations and vehicles

  • 2300 synonyms and 200 abbreviations

  • CAS numbers

  • INCI nomenclature for cosmetic ingredients and fragrances

  • full data from all major textbooks and the journals Contact Dermatitis, American Journal of Contact Dermatitis and Dermatitis

  • patch test concentrations and vehicles for products

  • patch test concentrations and vehicles for groups of chemicals

  • reference to the Merck Index online database

  • reference to Personal Care Products Council On-Line INFOBASE

  • reports of photosensitivity, contact urticaria, and patch test sensitization

  • additional information relevant for patch testing

  • commercial availability of allergens

  • fully referenced (985 references)

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Anton C. de Groot

Anton C. de Groot (1951) has followed his dermatology training in Groningen, The Netherlands, from 1976-1980. After obtaining his license, he has practiced dermatology in the Willem-Alexander Hospital and Carolus-Liduina Hospital in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands. For 5 years he has served as the Chairman of the Board of the Medical Staff.

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