Shoe Manufacturers and Repairers

  • Johannes GeierEmail author
  • Holger Lessmann
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Shoes are made from very different materials. Often no detailed information about the materials is available. Residues from tanning and gluing as well as rubber parts are the main allergen sources. Solvents and cyanoacrylates are relevant irritants in this occupational field.


p-tert-Butylphenol formaldehyde resin (PTBP-F-R) Colophony Formaldehyde Thiurams Mercaptobenzothiazole N-Isopropyl-N′-phenyl-p-phenylenediamine (IPPD) Dichromate Tanning Gluing 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Information Network of Departments of Dermatology (IVDK)University Medical Center GoettingenGoettingenGermany
  2. 2.Information Network of Departments of Dermatology (IVDK), Department of DermatologyUniversity of GoettingenGoettingenGermany

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