Table 2--Biological Agents that Cause Occupational Allergic Contact Dermatitis

 

Agent Name

CAS #

Other Names

Animal-Derived Allergens
Farm animals   Cow dander
Lanolin 8006-54-0 Wool alcohol, wool fat, wool wax, wool grease
Shellfish    
Fish    
Biological Enzymes
Fungal alpha-amylase    
Fungal xylanase    
Fungal cellulase    
Papain    
Plant-Derived Allergens
Eugenol 97-53-0  
Poison ivy/oak/sumac   Toxicodendron, Rhus
Grain dust    
Onions    
Sesquiterpene lactones   Mum (Chrysanthemum indicum, C. morifolium), Liverwort (Frullania species), Ragweed and Feverfew (Ambrosia species)
Primrose   Primula obconica; Goblet-primrose; Primula
Pyrethrum 8003-34-7 Cinerin I or II, Jasmolin I or II, Pyrethrin I or II, Pyrethrum I or II [Note: Pyrethrum is a variable mixture of Cinerin, Jasmolin, and Pyrethrin.]; Chrysanthemum cinerariaefolium
Garlic    
Flour (wheat, rye and soya)    
Tuliposide A   Peruvian lily, Tulip
Henna   Lawsonia inermis, of the family Lythraceae
Latex   Natural rubber latex
Wood Dusts & Extracts
Abiruana   Lucuma spp. (Pouteria spp.); L. procera; guapeva; massarandube; massaranduba
African mahogany   Khaya anthotheca
African maple   Khaya grandiflora (African mahogany), Khaya ivorensis (Kahya mahogany), Khaya anthotheca (Krala), Khaya senegalensis (Dry zone mahogany) [Kanerva, p. 776]
African zebrawood   Microberlinia spp.
American mahogany   Swietenia mahogani; American mahoganies: Cuban, West Indian, Spanish; [Kanerva, p. 856]
Anacardiaceae species   Cashew (Anacardium occidentale); Ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba); Indian marking nut (Semecarpus anacardium); Japanese lacquer (Rhus vernicifera); Mango (Mangifera idica); Rengas wood
Ashwood   Fraxinus americana; Fraxinus spp.; ash
Australian blackwood   Acacia melanoxylon R.Br.
Australian silky oak   Grevillea robusta
Balsam of Peru    
Beech tar   Fagus species
Birch tar   Betula verrucosa
Brazilian box tree   Aspidosperma species
Brazilian rosewood   Dalbergia nigra; Rio rosewood; Bahia rosewood; Jacaranda (pardo); Palissandre bresic; Rio-Palisander; grenadilla; caviuana; [Kanerva, p. 856]
Brazilian walnut   Cordia goeldiana HUBER; Cordia gerascanthus; Cordia mellenii; Cordia platythyrsa BAKER;
California redwood   Sequoia sempervirens
Central American walnut   Juglans olanchana; Juglans spp.; walnut
Cinnamon   Cinnamomum Zeylanicum
Coco   Brya Ebenus DC
Cocobolo   Dalbergia retusa
Colophony 1065-31-2 Abeitic acid, tall oil, abitol, gum rosin, rosin gum
Ebony wood   Diospyros crassiflora
Indian rosewood   Dalbergia latifolia
Iroko   Chlorophora excelsa
Jelutong   Dyera costulata
Juniper tar   Juniperus oxycedrus, oil of cade, empyreumatic oil of juniper, Haarlem oil, Harlem oil, Tilly drops, Holland balsam, Silver drops, Silver balsam, Kaparlem, Caparlem
Milo wood   Thespesia populnea
Pau marfim   Balfourodendron riedelianum
Pine dust and tar   Pinus species
Ramin   Gonystylus bancanus
Spruce wood   Picea species
Tali wood   Missanda
Tatajuba wood   Grapia; Apuleia leiocarpa
Teak wood   Tectonia grandis
Western red cedar   Thuja plicata
Miscellaneous
Foods that cause contact urticaria    

 

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Revised: February 08, 2004

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