In Latin emollian-, emollians, present the involvement of Emollire to soften, sweet by e-mollis – more with the Britannica.com soothed: Encyclopedia Articles on plasticizers Published examples show that some external products do not provide declared efficacy and may in fact aggravate irritation. The effectiveness of protective creams is mainly supported by studies of skin physiology in subjects; only an RCT shows benefits in a real-world work environment. External formulations applied to the skin for professional protection are part of the three-step program: worker training is necessary to ensure optimal use and optimal protection against the three-step program. It is recommended that topical preparations be experimentally tested as part of the three-step program against the relevant irritants of the trades in which they are to be used. Joshua Stamper theme music ©2006 New Jerusalem Music/ASCAP These formulations can only protect against low irritants and not replace the use of other protective products such as gloves. Kanerva`s Occupational Dermatology Pp 1211-1224 Cite ace.