Swedish Defence Research Agency

Skin Penetration and Decontamination

For some Chemicals, skin decontamination is an important step to reduce the risk of skin damage or systemic exposure if exposed on the skin. Medical care of exposed individuals is greatly improved by knowing for which chemicals and how skin decontamination should be performed, and also by understanding how the time span affects its efficiency. Some publications in the area of uptake of chemicals via the skin and skin decontamination are presented below.

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Last updated: 2018-10-15