From: Lori Parker <loriparker**At_Symbol_Here**ARYLESSENCE.COM>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] hypoallergenic goggles?
Date: Tue, 5 Jan 2016 16:12:50 +0000
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The first thing is to ascertain if the frame is latex free, most are.  Other polycarbonate/pvc type materials should not cause a sensitivity.  Then make sure the surface that touches the face is thoroughly cleaned, this would be the mostly likely cause of a reaction is to what residue was left on the frame.  After that the only thing is to step up to a full face shield.


There is no such thing as a "hypoallergenic" polymer

Very Truly Yours -


Lori H Parker


Lori H. Parker

Regulatory Affairs Manager

Arylessence, Inc.

1091 Lake Drive

Marietta GA 30066

770 924-3775 x232



From: Steve McLean [mailto:steve_mclean**At_Symbol_Here**BYU.EDU]
Sent: Tuesday, January 05, 2016 10:02 AM
Subject: [DCHAS-L] hypoallergenic goggles?


I’m looking for a chemical-splash type laboratory safety goggle for an individual with sensitive skin, who has experienced a contact allergic skin reaction when wearing goggles in the past.  Is anyone aware of a goggle that is ‘hypoallergenic’ or, based on your experience, less likely to cause skin/allergic reactions?





Steven J. McLean, CHMM, ASP

Brigham Young University

Laboratory Safety Manager

Risk Management - 241 FB

Office: (801) 422-6879

Cell: (801) 960-5203




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