The chemical is a naturally occurring fragrance that has the smell of cinnamon. It is frequently used as a fragrance as well as a flavoring agent.
Please be aware that if your spouse or significant other uses topical skincare products that contain this chemical, skin to skin transfer may occur to you.
It may take 2 to 3 weeks of avoiding exposure before improvement of your eruption begins.
Other names you may see this chemical listed as:
Possible Occupational Exposures:
Plumbers Pipe fitters
Janitors and Maids
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Where is it found?
What is it?
Hints on avoiding:
Balsam of Tolu
Balsam of Peru
This information is provided as educational only and is
not intended to substitute for medical care or recommendations by a physician.