Abstract • Patch tests to several screening sets of fragrance materials were performed on 20 perfume-sensitive patients. The most common allergens were found to be a jasmin synthetic (18 of 20 patients), cinnamic alcohol (15 of 20 patients), and hydroxycitronellal (9 of 20 patients). More than half of the patients were also contact sensitive to other ingredients of cosmetics and over-the-counter and prescription preparations. (Arch Dermatol 113:623-626, 1977) References 1. Hannuksela M, Kousa M, Pirila V: Allergy to ingredients of vehicles . Contact Dermatitis 2:105-110, 1976.Crossref 2. Goldberg HS: Allergic contact dermatitis from the perfume in Mycolog cream . Arch Dermatol 105:896-897, 1972.Crossref 3. Coskey RJ, Bryan HG: Contact dermatitis due to perfume in Mycolog cream . Arch Dermatol 111:131, 1975.Crossref 4. Opdyke DLJ: Monographs on fragrance raw materials: Cinnamic alcohol . Food Cosmet Toxicol 12:855, 1974.Crossref 5. Jordan WP: The maximazation and the modified draize revisited . Read before the American Academy of Dermatology meeting, San Francisco, December 1975 . 6. Opdyke DLJ: Monographs on fragrance raw materials: Hydroxycitronellal . Food Cosmet Toxicol 12:921, 1974.Crossref 7. Gutman SG, Somov BA: Allergic reactions caused by components of perfumery preparations . Vestn Dermatol Venereol 12:62-66, 1968. 8. Novak M: Contact sensitization in perfume composition components in antiphlogistic ointment . Czech Dermatol 49:375-378, 1974.
Archives of Dermatology – American Medical Association
Published: May 1, 1977