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Functional Textiles for Improved Performance, Protection and Health by G. Sun, N Pan

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Transdermal permeation of textile dyes and chemicals

W. Zhong

M. Xing,     University of Manitoba, Canada

N. Pan,     University of California, Davis, USA

Abstract:

Direct contact and interactions between textiles and skin may cause adverse reactions, including dermatitis induced by chemicals or dyes that remain/reside in the textiles worn next to the skin. Despite the fact that textile dyes/chemicals may provoke irritations when in contact with human skin or when they penetrate the human skin, there has been little reported work to investigate the fundamentals or the mechanisms in the process of transdermal permeation of chemicals. This chapter also introduces studies on the process of transdermal drug delivery, both experimental ...

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