Allergic contact dermatitis from formaldehyde textile resins in surgical uniforms and nonwoven textile masks.

Donovan J, Skotnicki-Grant S. Dermatitis. 2007 Mar;18(1):40-4. ABSTRACT: Despite a trend for reduction in the concentration of free formaldehyde in textiles, formaldehyde textile resin (FTR) allergic contact dermatitis (ACD) remains an important clinical issue and is likely underdiagnosed. Patients