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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Placzek, M; Frömel, W; Eberlein, B; Gilbertz, KP; Przybilla, B 
Title:
Evaluation of phototoxic properties of fragrances. 
Abstract:
Fragrances are widely used in topical formulations and can cause photoallergic or phototoxic reactions. To identify phototoxic effects, 43 fragrances were evaluated in vitro with a photohaemolysis test using suspensions of human erythrocytes exposed to radiation sources rich in ultraviolet (UV) A or B in the presence of the test compounds. Haemolysis was measured by reading the absorbance values, and photohaemolysis was calculated as a percentage of total haemolysis. Oakmoss caused photohaemolys...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Acta Derm Venereol 
Year:
2007 
Journal volume:
87 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
312-6 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0001-5555 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Dermatologie und Allergologie