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Dermatitis to FD &C Yellow No. 6 Dye in Orange Antiseptic Solution

Patrick E. McCleskey, MD
Arch Dermatol. 2011;147(9):1124-1125. doi:10.1001/archdermatol.2011.245.
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Correspondence: Dr McCleskey, Maj, USAF, MC, Department of Dermatology, David Grant Medical Center, 101 Bodin Circle, Travis Air Force Base, CA 94535 (Patrick.mccleskey@us.af.mil).

Financial Disclosure: None reported.

Disclaimer: The views expressed in this material are those of Dr McCleskey and do not reflect the official policy or position of the US government, the Department of Defense, or the Department of the Air Force.

Additional Contribution: Jerri Hoskins, MD, provided information about Guin's study4 on FD &C dyes.

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Figure 1. Clinical images. A, Vesicular eruption 2 weeks after surgery. B, Inside of cast showing orange hue from Hi-Lite Orange ChloraPrep (CareFusion, Leawood, Kansas).

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Figure 2. Forearms after 4 days of open application of Hi-Lite Orange ChloraPrep (CareFusion, Leawood, Kansas) to the right arm (left) and ChloraPrep without orange tint to the left arm (right).




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