Agent Name

Tuliposide A

CAS Number

19870-30-5

Formula

C11-H18-O8

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Tuliposide A; Peruvian lily, Tulip; [Marks, p. 261-2]

Category

Plant-Derived Allergens

Sources/Uses

Allergic contact dermatitis in florists; [Marks]

Comments

Tuliposide A (Alstromeria) and Sesquiterpene lactones (Chrysanthemum) are the most frequently detected allergens in florists. "Florists allergic to Astroemeria also need to avoid tulips since tuliposide A is also found in the stem, leaf, petal, and bulbs of tulips." [Marks, p. 320-22]

Reference Link

Bulb dermatitis. Dermatological problems in the flower bulb industries

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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