Turpentine: an attempt to explain sensitization to this allergen in Spain

C. Romaguera, J. M.G. Camarasa, F. Grimalt, A. Alomar

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    On turpentine being removed from the standard international series, and seeing that the % of positives in Spain were high, the Spanish group decided to study chromatographically the components of turpentine in order to know which of these components is present in the highest proportion. Various samples of turpentine are studied and the results are shown. Copyright © 1983, Wiley Blackwell. All rights reserved
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)384-386
    JournalContact Dermatitis
    Issue number5
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1983


    • chromatography
    • d‐limonene
    • I‐limonene
    • peroxides of turpentine
    • Turpentine
    • α pinene
    • β pinene
    • Δ carene 1
    • Δ carene 3


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