Perfume allergy L23.2

Author: Prof. Dr. med. Peter Altmeyer

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Last updated on: 29.10.2020

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There is no general "fragrance allergy". The corresponding sensitizations are directed against the individual fragrances (see there). In larger European studies, about 2% of those examined tested positive for fragrances. Evernia prunastri(oak moss) proved to be the most potent allergen, followed by cinnamaldehyde and hydroxycitronellal.

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Last updated on: 29.10.2020