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[Contact dermatitis due to chloroacetophenone (tear gas)].

Authors
  • Pfeiff, B
Type
Published Article
Journal
Zeitschrift für Hautkrankheiten
Publication Date
Jan 01, 1985
Volume
60
Issue
1-2
Identifiers
PMID: 3920837
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

We report on 3 patients suffering from allergic contact dermatitis to chloracetophenone, two of them policemen. Besides toxic local and systemic effects, one possible risk of using tear gas is sensitization.

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