Octocrilene

CAS Registry Number [6197-30-4]

CAS Registry Number [6197-30-4]

Octocrylene is an anti-UVB filter used in cosmetics that may induce photoallergic contact dermatitis.

Suggested Reading

Carrotte-Lefebvre I, Bonnevalle A, Segard M, Delaporte E, Thomas P (2003) Contact allergy to octocrylene. Contact Dermatitis 48: 46-47

307. Octyl Gallate

CAS Registry Number QH

Octyl gallate, a gallate ester (E 311), is an antioxidant added to foods and cosmetics to prevent oxidation of unsaturated fatty acids. Cases were sparsely reported in food industry or from lipsticks. Patch tests are frequently irritant.

Suggested Reading

De Groot AC, Gerkens F (1990) Occupational airborne contact dermatitis from octyl gallate. Contact Dermatitis 23: 184-186 Giordano-Labadie F, Schwarze HP, Bazex J (2000) Allergic contact dermatitis from octyl gallate in lipstick. Contact Dermatitis 42:51

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