From: Teresa Arnold <tarnold**At_Symbol_Here**GEORGEFOX.EDU>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] hypoallergenic goggles?
Date: Tue, 5 Jan 2016 08:17:41 -0800
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We bought a goggle with a latex free strap for those allergies. Its cloth. I can look it up when I am in a position to, but Verona Safety should be able to direct you. Ask what I bought.


On Tue, Jan 5, 2016 at 8:12 AM, Lori Parker <loriparker**At_Symbol_Here**> wrote:


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 =E2=80=98hypoallergenic' 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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