ISPE Glossary of Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Terminology

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Sensitizer

A compound that can cause immediate (IgE-mediated) or delayed (cel-mediated) hypersensitivity reactions.

Publication Source: ISPE Baseline® Guide, Vol. 7: Risk-Based Manufacture of Pharmaceutical Products (Risk-MaPP)

Publication Date: 2010

Sensitizer

A chemical that causes a substantial proportion of exposed people or animals to develop an allergic reaction in normal tissue after repeated exposure to the chemical.

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