Although this is a modern solvent free epoxy it is still possible to become sensitised to the epoxy components. Sensitivity usually manifests itself as a type of dermatitis with red sores appearing on forearms, wrists and hands. One problem is that once a person is sensitised there is nothing that can be done about it and the rashes will appear whenever there is exposure to epoxy components, getting worse with each exposure.
There are two common ways to become sensitised:
Of the two the latter is the surest way to become sensitised.
Over the last 12 years no-one in our workshops has become sensitised to this epoxy because we take strict precautions. The precautions we strongly recommend are as follows:
When applying epoxy:
Please contact us if you require further advice or clarification.