We used a recently published database of all shampoos that are commercially available at Walgreens pharmacies (operated by Walgreen Co., Deerfield, IL). For each shampoo, this database lists all allergens from the North American Contact Dermatitis Group (NACDG) screening panel that are present in the product. The database was created by a dermatologist with specific expertise in ACD. Using this database, we entered the name of each shampoo and the allergens in that shampoo into a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet (Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, WA). Using filters, we then determined the number of shampoos that contained each allergen.
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