Monographs in Contact Allergy: Volume 2: Fragrances and Essential Oils, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Monographs in Contact Allergy: Volume 2

Fragrances and Essential Oils, 1st Edition

By Anton C. de Groot

CRC Press

946 pages

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This second volume in an exciting and detailed series on contact allergens provides monographs of all 181 fragrances and 79 essential oils which have caused contact allergy / allergic contact dermatitis, including the indicators for fragrance allergy (fragrance mixes I and II and Myroxylon pereirae resin [Balsam of Peru]) and non-fragrance allergens in botanical products used in the perfume industry. The monographs present: Identification section; Contact allergy (general population, patients with dermatitis, case reports and case series); Cross-reactions; Patch test sensitization; Presence in products and chemical analyses; Other side effects (irritant contact dermatitis, photosensitivity, immediate-type reactions, systemic side effects) and more.

Key Features:

  • Presents monographs of all known fragrance chemicals and essential oils which have caused contact allergy / allergic contact dermatitis
  • Provides a full literature review of relevant topics of allergenic fragrances and essential oils
  • Identifies INCI and IUPAC names, synonyms, CAS and EC numbers, structural formulas, RIFM and Merck Index monographs, SCCS opinions, IFRA and EU restrictions and advises on patch testing
  • Presents an alphabetical list of all synonyms indicating their INCI names
  • Covers an extensive amount of information to benefit dermatologists, allergists, and non-medical professionals involved with the research, development and marketing of fragrances and essential oils

Table of Contents

Preface

Acknowledgments

About the author

SECTION I RATIONALE AND DATA PROVIDED IN THIS BOOK

Chapter 1 Introduction

SECTION II FRAGRANCES

Chapter 2 Contact allergy to and allergic contact dermatitis from fragrances: a brief review

Chapter 3 Monographs of fragrance chemicals and extracts that have caused contact allergy / allergic contact dermatitis

Chapter 4 Monographs of chemicals not used as fragrances per se but present as allergens in botanical products used as fragrances

SECTION III ESSENTIAL OILS

Chapter 5 Essential oils: General aspects

Chapter 6 Monographs of essential oils that have caused contact allergy / allergic contact dermatitis

SECTION IV LISTS OF SYNONYMS AND INDEX

Chapter 7 List of synonyms of fragrances

Chapter 8 List of synonyms of essential oils

Index

About the Author

1980-2002 dermatologist in private practice in two hospitals in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands. PhD 1988: Adverse Reactions to Cosmetics. Author of over 500 publications including 70 book chapters and 14 books, of which 4 are international (mainly for dermatologists) and 10 in Dutch for general practitioners, medical students, skin therapists, podiatrists/pedicures and (parents of) patients with atopic dermatitis. Regularly teaches dermatology to medical students at the University of Groningen. Member of the Editorial Board of the journal Dermatitis (specialized in contact allergy). Co-founder and former 10-year Editor-in-Chief of the Dutch Journal for Dermatology and Venereology.

About the Series

Monographs in Contact Allergy

Monographs in Contact Allergy, Volume 1: Non-Fragrance Allergens in Cosmetics (I and II) is the first 2-part volume in an exciting series on contact allergy.

It presents over 500 natural or synthetic chemicals and compounds which have caused allergic contact dermatitis in cosmetic products. Included here are INCI names, synonyms, description/definition, CAS and EU numbers, chemical class, function in cosmetics, molecular formula, structural formula and advice on patch tests. A full literature review is given of patch testing in patients, case reports of cosmetic allergic contact dermatitis, irritant contact dermatitis, photosensitivity, immediate contact reactions and systemic side effects.

This text is suitable for anyone with an interest in contact allergy, from university students to professionals, and all readers will find this informative and detailed series an invaluable resource.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED017000
MEDICAL / Dermatology
SCI013000
SCIENCE / Chemistry / General
SCI013010
SCIENCE / Chemistry / Analytic