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Compatibility of a Mild, Moisturizing Hand Cleanser for Patients With Mild to Moderate Hand Dermatitis

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Alan B. Fleischer, Wake Forest University Health Sciences Identifier:
First received: June 2, 2008
Last updated: January 26, 2017
Last verified: January 2017
The purpose of this study is to find out if the use of a hand cleanser that adds moisture to the skin will help improve skin rashes caused by frequent hand washing (hand dermatitis).

Condition Intervention
Hand Dermatosis
Other: Mild, moisturizing hand cleanser

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Investigator
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Compatibility of a Mild, Moisturizing Hand Cleanser for Patients With Mild to Moderate Hand Dermatitis

Further study details as provided by Wake Forest University Health Sciences:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Investigator Global Assessment [ Time Frame: Wk 4 ]
    Changes in global disease severity on a scale from 0-4 with 0 being clear and 4 being severe

Enrollment: 46
Study Start Date: May 2007
Study Completion Date: November 2008
Primary Completion Date: April 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: Mild moisturizing Hand Cleanser
The test group will be provided with a mild moisturizing hand cleanser for all hand cleansing needs during the duration of the study.
Other: Mild, moisturizing hand cleanser

Hand cleanser ingredient list:

Ammonium Lauryl Sulfate, Ammonium Laureth Sulfate, Cocamide MEA, PEG-5 Cocamide Cocamidopropyl Betaine Sodium Lauroyl Sarcosinate Glycerin Petrolatum Soybean Oil Sodium Hydroxypropyl Starch Phosphate Lauric Acid Lauryl Alcohol PEG-14M Guar hydroxypropyl trimonium chloride DMDM Hydantoin; Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate Etidronic Acid Tetrasodium EDTA Titanium Dioxide Fragrance Sodium Hydroxide Water

No Intervention: Current Hand Cleanser
The control group will continue to use their current cleanser for all hand washing.

Detailed Description:
The objective of this protocol is to evaluate compatibility and potential benefits of daily use of a marketed mild, moisturizing hand cleanser for subjects/patients who experience mild to moderate hand dermatitis induced by frequent cleansing.

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Between 18 and 65 years of age
  • In general good health
  • Hands free of cuts and abrasions
  • Agree to adhere to the requirements listed in the informed consent
  • Willing and able to use a mild, moisturizing, non-antibacterial cleanser for all hand washing purposes for the duration of the test period
  • Willing to refrain from participating in any other clinical research trial for the duration of the study

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Documented allergies to study product components, soaps, latex, or fragrances
  • History of the following conditions which may affect the response of the skin or the interpretation of the results: insulin dependent diabetes, or peripheral vascular diseases
  • Participating in a concurrent clinical study involving treatment of your hands
  • Currently using a prescription medication for hand dermatitis
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00843466

United States, North Carolina
Wake Forest University Health Sciences Dermatology
Winston Salem, North Carolina, United States, 27157
Sponsors and Collaborators
Wake Forest University
Principal Investigator: Alan Fleischer, MD Wake Forest University Health Sciences
  More Information

Responsible Party: Alan B. Fleischer, Professor of Dermatology, Wake Forest University Health Sciences Identifier: NCT00843466     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 00002004
Study First Received: June 2, 2008
Results First Received: November 12, 2010
Last Updated: January 26, 2017
Individual Participant Data  
Plan to Share IPD: No

Keywords provided by Wake Forest University Health Sciences:
Hand dermatitis

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Skin Diseases
Hand Dermatoses processed this record on May 24, 2017