• A 13-year-old girl developed contact dermatitis to haloprogin (Halotex) cream. Patch tests incriminated ethyl sebacate, a solubilizer, as the allergen. To our knowledge, this is the second reported case of contact dermatitis attributable to this substance.
(Arch Dermatol 112:1563-1564, 1976)
Berlin AR, Miller OF. Allergic Contact Dermatitis From Ethyl Sebacate in Haloprogin Cream. Arch Dermatol. 1976;112(11):1563-1564. doi:10.1001/archderm.1976.01630350039010