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Contact Dermatitis Allergen Information

Below you will find information sheets for the most prevalent allergens listed. Each sheet contains information about where the allergen can be found and how to avoid it. Find your diagnosed allergen below and click on the link to download the information sheet. If your allergen is not listed, please email us at [email protected]

We also have a wiki-like resource with contributions from health care professionals. Browse over to the CDI Allergen Database.


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1,3-diphenylguanidine (DPG)
2-bromo-2-nitropropane-1,3-diol (bronopol™)
2-ethylhexyl-4-methoxycinnamate (octinoxate)
2-hydroxy-4-methoxybenzophenone (oxybenzone)
2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate (HEMA)
2-mercaptobenzothiazole
4-chloro-3,5-xylenol (PCMX)
4-chloro-3-cresol (PCMC)
4-phenylenediamine base
4-tert-butylphenol formaldehyde resin
acrylates
amerchol L101
amidoamine (stearamidopropyl dimethylamine)
bacitracin
balsam of peru (myroxylon pereirae resin)
benzalkonium chloride
benzocaine
benzophenone-4
benzyl alcohol
bisphenol A epoxy resin
black rubber mix - PPD
budesonide
butylhydroxytoluene (BHT)
caine mix
cananga odorata (ylang ylang)
carba mix
cetylstearylalcohol
chlorhexidine digluconate
cinchocaine-HCL
cinnamic aldehyde
clobetasol-17-propionate
cobalt (II) chloride hexahydrate
cocamidopropyl betaine
coconut diethanolamide (cocamide DEA)
colophony
compositae mix
decyl glucoside
diazolidinyl urea (Germall® II)
dimethylaminopropylamine (DMAPA)
disperse blue mix (124/106)
disperse orange-3
dl alpha tocopherol
DMDM hydantoin
ethyl acrylate
ethyl cyanoacrylate
ethylenediamine dihydrochloride
ethyleneurea, melamine formaldehyde mix
eugenol
formaldehyde
fragrance mix
fragrance mix II
glutaraldehyde
glyceryl monothioglycolate
gold sodium thiosulfate
hydrocortisone-17-butyrate
imidazolidinyl urea (Germall® 115)
iodopropynyl butylcarbamate
jasminum officinale oil (jasminum grandiflorum)
lidocaine-HCl
mercapto mix
methyl methacrylate
methylchloroisothiazolinone/methylisothiazolinone
methyldibromo glutaronitrile (MDBGN)
methylisothiazolinone
mixed dialkyl thioureas
neomycin sulfate
nickel sulfate hexahydrate
oleamidopropyl dimethylamine
paraben mix
parthenolide
phenoxyethanol
potassium dichromate
propolis
propylene glycol
quinoline mix
quaternium 15
rubber
sesquiterpenelactone mix
sorbic acid
sorbitan sesquioleate
steroid
tea tree oil, oxidized
thimerosal
thiuram mix
tixocortol-21-pivalate
tosylamide formaldehyde resin
triamcinolone acetonide
triclosan
wool alcohols (lanolin)