In the study, reported online in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives, Dalton and collaborators studied 102 individuals who worked or volunteered at the WTC site on 9/11 and during the days and weeks afterward to determine whether this exposure affected their ability to detect odors and irritants
The outer layer of skin is designed to protect your deeper layers of skin from irritants
and toxins and according to Dr.
For example, Cidex, a widely used cold sterilization solution for endoscopic equipment, is a well-known respiratory irritant
and sensitizer (DiStefano et al.
However, it's possible that some irritant
might form spontaneously, he says.
We should be careful to avoid inappropriate diagnosis of MCS in patients who have well-defined toxic or allergic disease or irritant
The non-prescription skin protection system lotion, called Proteque(R) SPS, was designed by formulation scientists for dermatologists and pediatricians to prevent ICD (irritant
contact dermatitis) in home or work environments, where skin irritants
, and even topical corticosteroids, may induce ongoing dermatitis or eczema conditions," said the study's authors.
Some lotions protect against one irritant
-- insect repellents or sun blocks -- but Power Block Plus is the only product available that protects against all three.
And the Greater San Fernando Valley gets a big lungful of the respiratory irritant
It's hard to avoid exposure to formaldehyde, a respiratory irritant
and suspected carcinogen.
Additionally, allergy sufferers find the all-natural products are irritant
Yet, surveys have consistently shown that adults often use the Internet as a reference source and may find the Flash movies a nuisance if not an irritant
It also includes any item or substance identified as an irritant
Says Anderson, "We recognize that fiber glass can be a skin irritant
or an irritant
to the respiratory tract if inhaled in significant quantities.
But Rodgers found that malathion affects the immune system differently than a hay fever irritant
Inflation, once the bane of the economy but these days only a minor irritant
, barely budged last month, and for all of 1997 showed its smallest increase in 11 years, the government reported Tuesday.