Foods that cause contact dermatitis

Agent Name
Foods that cause contact dermatitis
Major Category
Other Classes
Other Organic Compounds
Contact urticaria and contact dermatitis in food workers; [Marks]
Garlic and onions are the most common contact food allergens. Other foods that may cause contact urticaria and contact dermatitis:\
Dairy products; fish; meat; fruit (apple banana, orange, peach, and plum); wheat and wheat flour; nuts; and vegetables (beans, carrot, celery, cucumber, lettuce, parsnip, potato, rutabaga, and tomato). [Marks, p. 322-6] Foods that may induce photoirritant contact dermatitis (PICD) include: lime, celery, parsnip, and fig. [Marks, p. 203]
Biomedical References

Adverse Effects

Skin Sensitizer
PICD (photoirritant contact dermatitis)

Diseases, Processes, and Activities Linked to This Agent


Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent: