Polyethylene glycol as marker for nitrofurazone allergy: 20 years of experience from Turkey


Ozkaya E., Kilic S.

CONTACT DERMATITIS, vol.78, no.3, pp.211-215, 2018 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 78 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/cod.12931
  • Journal Name: CONTACT DERMATITIS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.211-215
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background. Polyethylene glycols (PEGs) and propylene glycol (PG) are used as vehicles in various medicinal and cosmetic products. They are potential contact sensitizers, including low molecular weight PEGs in nitrofurazone preparations that are still widely used in Turkey.