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Criteria for classification of skin-and airway-sensitizing substances in the work and general environments : report on a WHO working group, Copenhagen, Denmark 17-20 January 1996 (EUR/ICP/EHPM 05 02 01(A), 1996)The gradually growing incidence of skin and airway sensitizations and hypersensitivity in Europe requires the intensification of preventive measures. The WHO Regional Office for Europe organized a meeting to review and propose criteria to classify the substances with a sensitizing potential. Experts in clinical dermatology and pulmonology, as well as experimental medical biology and toxicology, accordingly met in Copenhagen to discuss criteria proposed by the Nordic Committee on Building Regulations and other documents. The participants reached ...