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1st Edition

Formaldehyde Sensitivity and Toxicity

Edited By

Susan E. Feinman

ISBN 9780367253349
Published February 6, 2022 by Chapman and Hall/CRC
221 Pages

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Book Description

First published in 1988: This book grew out of a brief report assessing the concentrations at which formaldehyde induced sensitization and elicited allergic and nonallergic reactions. It is intended for a wide audience; dermatologists, other physicians, toxicologists, lawyers, biology and medical students, and interested consumers.

Table of Contents


1. Chemistry of Formaldehyde

Susan E. Feinman

2. Exposusre of Formaldehyde

Susan E. Feinman

3. Biological Basis of Allergy

Susan E. Feinman

Skin Effects

4. Predictive Testing for Formaldehyde Sensitivity

Susan E. Feinman

5. Studies on Cutaneous Absorption and Elicitation Threshold

Susan E. Feinman

6. Frequency of Allergic Contact Dermatitis from Formaldehyde

Susan E. Feinman

7. Exposure to Cosmetics Containing Formaldehyde

Susan E. Feinman

8. Textile Dermatitis from Formaldehyde

Kathryn L. Hatch

9. Noncosmetic Formaldehyde Dermatitis

Susan E. Feinman

10. Populations Predisposed to Allergic Contact Sensitivity

Miram Bloom

11. Unusual Skin Manifestations of Exposure to Formaldehyde

Susan E. Feinman

12. Respiratory Effects from Formaldehyde

Susan E. Feinman

13. Immunological Effects of Formaldehyde During renal Dialysis and Dental Procedures

Susan Feinman

14. Formaldehyde Toxicity

Susan E. Feinman

15. Formaldehyde Genotoxicity and Teragenicity

Susan E. Feinman

16. Carcinogenicity

Susan E. Feinman

17. Formaldehyde and Cancer Epidemiology

Samuel C. Marcus and Susan E. Feinman

18. Structure-Activity Relationships of Formaldehyde

Susan E. Feinman

19. Summary and Conclusions

Susan E. Feinman

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Susan E. Feinman, Ph.D., is a Supervisory Biologist in the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in Washington, D.C.