Skin Reactivity and Proneness to Irritation

  • Pierre Agache
Reference work entry


Cosmetology (tests of tolerance, selection of subjects for tolerance tests), Regulation acts fulfilment (identification of primary irritants), Occupational medicine (detection of subjects at risk and health-hazard products, measurement of skin alterations of occupational origin), Allergology (identification of irritants and orthoergic reactions).


Burning test Corneosurfametry Dansyl chloride test Histamine itching test Irritants Irritating effect Kligman and Wooding test Oclusive tests Skin hypersensitivity reactions Skin irritability testing Skin irritation Skin irritation proneness Soap chamber test Sting test 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of DermatologyUniversity Hospital of BesançonBesançonFrance

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