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Cosmetics 2015, 2(1), 22-32;

New Cosmetic Contact Allergens

Department of Dermatology, Contact Allergy Unit, University Hospital KU Leuven, B-3000 Leuven, Belgium
Academic Editor: Enzo Berardesca
Received: 22 December 2014 / Revised: 21 January 2015 / Accepted: 23 January 2015 / Published: 4 February 2015
(This article belongs to the Special Issue What Do You Know about Cosmetics?)
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Allergic and photo-allergic contact dermatitis, and immunologic contact urticaria are potential immune-mediated adverse effects from cosmetics. Fragrance components and preservatives are certainly the most frequently observed allergens; however, all ingredients must be considered when investigating for contact allergy. View Full-Text
Keywords: allergic contact dermatitis; contact urticaria; cosmetics; fragrances; preservatives allergic contact dermatitis; contact urticaria; cosmetics; fragrances; preservatives

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