Asthma Allergy Immunology

Asthma Allergy Immunology

2016, Vol 14, Num, 1     (Pages: 045-047)

Contact Dermatitis Due to Cocamidopropyl Betaine

Deniz Özçeker 1, Derya Kardelen 2, Nermin Güler 3, Zeynep Ülker Tamay 1,

1 İstanbul Üniversitesi, İstanbul Tıp Fakültesi, Çocuk İmmünolojisi ve Alerji Bilim Dalı, İstanbul, Türkiye
2 İstanbul Üniversitesi, İstanbul Tıp Fakültesi, Çocuk Sağlığı ve Hastalıkları Anabilim Dalı, İstanbul, Türkiye
3 İstanbul Bilim Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Çocuk Sağlığı ve Hastalıkları Anabilim Dalı, İstanbul, Türkiye

DOI: 10.21911/aai.5006
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Cocamidopropyl betaine (CAPB) is an amphoteric, synthetic detergent that has been increasingly used in cosmetics and personal hygiene products and induces a relatively mild skin irritation. This case evaluates allergic contact dermatitis developing due to CAPB. Allergy to CAPB was first reported in 1983. This case suffered from allergic contact dermatitis due to CAPB, which is a rare phenomenon despite widespread CAPB use.

Keywords : Child, cocamidopropyl betaine, contact dermatitis