skin sensitization

A skin sensitiser is a substance that will induce an allergic response following skin contact. Substances are classed as skin sensitisers:

  •     if there is evidence in humans that the substance can induce sensitisation by skin contact in a substantial number of persons, or
  •     where there are positive results from an appropriate animal test.

Source: CAESAR Project

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