Problem

Nickel allergy

Nature:

Nickel allergy or nickel allergic contact dermatitis (Ni-ACD) is a form of allergic contact dermatitis (ACD) caused by exposure to the chemical element nickel.

Incidence:

In Sweden, up to 20% of women and 1% of men may suffer from nickel allergies. People who handle coins frequently are most affected.

Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Date of last update
26.11.2019 – 19:53 CET