Nickel allergy - what you need to know
Nickel allergic contact dermatitis (NACD) is a well-known skin condition which can be acquired after direct and prolonged contact with items which release a sufficient amount of nickel. Nickel release, not nickel content, is the most important factor in determining if an article will cause people to become allergic to nickel or cause skin reactions in nickel-allergic people.
Learn more with Dr. Kate Heim, PhD.
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