di-2-ethylhexyl phthalate

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di-2-ethylhexyl phthalate

(dī-too-ĕth″ĭl-hĕks-ĭl fthăl′āt),

DHEP

A plastic form of polyvinyl chloride used to manufacture intravenous (IV) tubing and containers. It may leach into IV solutions during the administration of fluids and blood products, producing toxic effects.