Agent Name

Juniper tar

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Juniperus oxycedrus, Oil of cade, Empyreumatic oil of juniper, Haarlem oil, Harlem oil, Tilly drops, Holland balsam, Silver drops, Silver balsam, Kaparlem, Caparlem

Category

Wood Dusts & Extracts

Comments

Rothe A et al. [Oil from juniper berries as an occupational allergen for the skin and respiratory tract]. Berufsdermatosen. 1973 Feb;21(1):11-6. German. No abstract available. Mathias CG. Plant dermatitis--patch test results (1975-78). Note on Juniperus extract. Contact Dermatitis. 1979 Sep;5(5):336. No abstract available.

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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