Toluenesulfonamide formaldehyde resin

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Toluenesulfonamide formaldehyde resin is a modifier and adhesion promotor for film forming natural and synthetic resins. It is the usual resin in the majority of nail varnishes and nail hardeners.



Benzene sulfonamide, 4-methyl-polymer with formaldehyde
Mearlmaid TX-EPM-8-6
Santolite MHP
Santolite MS
Toluenesulfonamide/Formaldehyde resin



Nail polish (lacquer)
Nitrocellulose compositions
PVA adhesives
Vinyl lacquers





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Paltzik, R.L. and I. Enscoe, Onycholysis secondary to toluene sulfonamide formaldehyde resin used in a nail hardener mimicking onychomycosis. Cutis, 1980. 25(6): p. 647-8.


Gendler, E., Adverse reactions to cosmetics. Cutis, 1987. 39(6): p. 525-6.


de Groot, A.C., et al., The allergens in cosmetics. Archives of Dermatology, 1988. 124(10): p. 1525-9.


de Wit, F.S., et al., An outbreak of contact dermatitis from toluenesulfonamide formaldehyde resin in a nail hardener. Contact Dermatitis, 1988. 18(5): p. 280-3.


Liden, C., et al., Nail varnish allergy with far-reaching consequences. British Journal of Dermatology, 1993. 128(1): p. 57-62.


Giorgini, S., et al., Prevention of allergic contact dermatitis from nail varnishes and hardeners. Contact Dermatitis, 1994. 31(5): p. 325-6.


Hausen, B.M., A simple method of determining TS-F-R in nail polish. Contact Dermatitis, 1995. 32(3): p. 188-90.






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