Skin sensitivity testing for tea tree oil

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44 pages
Code: 99-076
Published: 1 Jul 1999
Author(s): J E Greig, C F Carson, M S Stuckey, T V Riley
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ISBN: 0-642-57933-4

This publication describes work that determines the prevalence of immediate and delayed sensitivity to tea tree oil, including both irritant and allergic skin reactions following extended exposure. It also provides an indication as to which components of the oil might be responsible for such reactions, and the circumstances in which the likelihood of reacting may be increased.