Nickel ferrule applicators: A source of nickel exposure in children

Sharon E. Jacob*, Jonathan I. Silverberg, Christopher Rizk, Nanette Silverberg

*Corresponding author for this work

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Eye makeup has been investigated for nickel content and found to have no direct association with nickel allergy and cosmetic dermatitis. However, the tools used (e.g., eyelash curlers, hairdressing scissors, hair curlers, and eye shadow and makeup applicators) may be sources. Nickel is ubiquitous and a wide range of sources have been reported, and makeup applicators (ferrules) now join the list.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e62-e63
JournalPediatric dermatology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Mar 1 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Dermatology


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