Professional skin protection from alkalies in:
Wet cement mixtures including concrete, mortar, grout, stucco, plaster, lime and cement dust contain strong alkalis and allergens. skin contact with these products may cause cement burns, irritation, allergies and/or chronic dermatitis. Symptoms range from dry, irritated, cracked skin to severe alkali burns and/or permanent allergies. Cement’s offending agents include Calcium hydroxide, [an Alkali] and Hexavalent Chrome, [an allergen].