What is it?
Turpentine peroxide is primarily used in the ceramics and fragrance industry.
How do I avoid it?
Skin contact with Turpentine peroxide is required for it to cause a rash. Discontinuation of exposure to products containing Turpentine peroxide should result in improvement and/or resolution of your dermatitis. By law, all products made in the US for topical use have the ingredients listed either on the product package or the box that contains it, so check the labeling of your skin care products for this ingredient. If there is no information ask your pharmacist or call the company directly. At work, request a Safety Data Sheet (SDS) to help identify potential sources of exposure.
You should avoid any contact with this substance. Avoidance requires reading labels, package inserts, and, on occasion, direct communication with the manufacturer.
• Solvents or lacquers for printing, etching and art painting
• Sealing wax
• Metal cleaners
• Personal Care
• Plant derived substance in topical medication
Other names for Turpentine Peroxides:
• Gum turpentine
• Oil of turpentine
• Spirit of turpentine
• Gum spirit
Potential cross-reacting/co-reacting substances: