This is a mix of four chemicals used to detect an allergy to rubber products. It can also be used as an antimicrobial in some personal skin care products.
Inform your healthcare providers that you are allergic to thiuram mix chemicals.
Wear vinyl gloves to protect your hands.
Be suspicious of any product containing rubber, which seems to cause a rash where it touches your skin, such as underwear, bras, girdles, support stockings, etc…
Please be aware that if your spouse or significant other uses topical skincare products that contain this chemical, composite transfer may occur to you.
It may take 2 to 3 weeks of avoiding exposure before improvement of your eruption begins.
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Where is it found?
What is it?
Hints on avoiding:
Renal dialysis equipment
Rubber eyelash curler
Rubber in clothing, safety goggles
Sponge makeup applicators
Possible cross-reactions may occur with other chemicals:
This information is provided as educational only and is
not intended to substitute for medical care or recommendations by a physician.