THEOBROMINE in Chocolate: Allergen or Not An Allergen?

THEOBROMINE in Chocolate: Allergen or Not An Allergen?

Not An Allergen. Theobromine (in Chocolate) Bromine is a halogen, which is a type of chemical that is found in several foods and other substances that can cause skin problems. Despite the similarity in the name, however, theobromine is not a halogen (it has only carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, and oxygen, no bromine), and is not a common skin allergen. …