The most common source of skin exposure to epoxy resin are uncured epoxy glues.
Check product labels and use only ingredient labeled products that do not list this chemical or its synonyms.
Avoid breathing fumes and touching uncured epoxy glues.
Let your dentist know of the allergy because dentists sometimes use epoxy resins.
It may take 2 to 3 weeks of avoiding exposure before improvement of your eruption begins.
Wear nitrile gloves not rubber if handling epoxies resin because the epoxy can penetrate the rubber glove.
Other names you may see this chemical listed as:
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Where is it found?
What is it?
Hints on avoiding:
Adhesives (home and Industrial use)
Dental bonding agents
Electrical insulating components
Electron microscopy embedding
Floorings and wall panel coatings
Ink (ultraviolet cured)
Microscopy immersion oil
Possible Occupational Exposure:
Sheet metal workers
Pattern makers and model makers
This information is provided as educational only and is
not intended to substitute for medical care or recommendations by a physician.