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European Journal of Dermatology


Sunscreen products: finding the allergen… Volume 20, issue 2, March-April 2010

Service de dermatologie, CHU Angers, 49933 Angers cedex 09

Like any cosmetic or any product repeatedly applied on the skin, sunscreen products may sensitize their users and cause an allergic reaction. Finding the responsible allergen implies good knowledge of what a sunscreen product is, what are the potential allergens it contains and the manifestations they may cause.