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dermatoses are not a major problem in the pottery industry, the
incidence being less than 1%.
- Here are some causes found in the
pertinent medical literature:
- -Antimony trioxide
- -1,2 benzisothiazoline-3-one in
- -Cadmium chloride
- -Ceramic fibres
- -Chromium and chromates
- -Cobalt chloride
- -Cobalt nitrate
- -Maleic anhydride
- -Manganese dioxide
- -Natural rubber latex
- -Nickel sulfate
- -Red copper oxide
- -Red iron oxide
- -Releasing oils
- -Sodium tripolyphosphate
- -Vanadium pentoxide
- But let us bear in mind that
studio pottery may be quite different from the pottery industry
when it comes to chemicals and processes used.
- Reference :
- Oshline/Nioshtic, database
provided by The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and
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Edouard Bastarache M.D.
Occupational & Environmental Medicine
Author of "Substitutions for Raw Ceramic Materials"
Tracy, QuÃ©bec, CANADA