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Contact Dermatitis in Home Helps Following the Use of Enzyme Detergents

Br Med J 1970; 1 doi: (Published 28 February 1970) Cite this as: Br Med J 1970;1:537
  1. Christina F. J. Ducksbury,
  2. V. K. Dave


    Twelve women in the home help service in Nottingham developed dermatitis after using enzyme detergents. A survey based on a questionary showed an incidence of 5% among those using them. The enzyme appears to act as a primary irritant.