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Health risks of tattoo colors

Vasold, R. and Engel, E. and König, B. and Landthaler, M. and Baeumler, W. (2008) Health risks of tattoo colors. Anal. Bioanal. Chem. 391, 9 - 13.

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The number of tattooed individuals has increased significantly, especially among youth. In the United States ∼24% of the population is tattooed [1], whereas in Europe it is ∼10% [2]. Cosmetic tattoos (permanent make up) to mimic eye, lip or eyebrow-liner, have also become increasingly popular [3]. Tattoos or permanent make-up are simply performed by injection of colorants into the skin ...


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Item type:Article
Institutions:Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Dermatologie und Venerologie
Chemistry and Pharmacy > Institut für Organische Chemie > Lehrstuhl Prof. Dr. Burkhard König
Projects:GRK 760, Graduiertenkolleg Medizinische Chemie
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10.1007/s00216-008-1978-z DOI
Dewey Decimal Classification:500 Science > 540 Chemistry & allied sciences
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Deposited on:05 Mar 2009 10:55
Last modified:08 Nov 2010 12:38
Item ID:6299
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