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September 1967

Prevalence of Epoxy Resin Dermatitis

Author Affiliations

Evansville, Ind

From St. Mary's. Deaconess, and Welborn Baptist Hospitals, Evansville, Ind.

Arch Dermatol. 1967;96(3):227-230. doi:10.1001/archderm.1967.01610030005001

Epoxy resin has become a rather common cause of eczematous contact dermatitis. The most frequent areas of involvement are the hands and forearms. The opportunities for industrial exposure are many and diverse. A suitable patch test concentration is 1% Epoxy resin in petrolatum.