di-2-ethylhexyl phthalate

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.
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Seo examines the emission rate of di-2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP), which is commonly used in building materials, using the thermal desorption test chamber method.
A phytochemical study on the flower of Calotropis gigantea showed the isolation of di-2-ethylhexyl phthalate [35].
And even moderately high levels of mono-n-butyl phthalate and di-2-ethylhexyl phthalate were associated with a 70% jump in risk.
Regulating agencies have issued warnings about the potential dangers of constructing IV sets and their accessories out of plastics containing di-2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP).
They assessed the women's exposure to four phthalates--DnBP, DiBP, di-2-ethylhexyl phthalate, and diethyl phthalate--in the third trimester of pregnancy by measuring levels of the chemicals' metabolites in urine.
And third, women with moderately high levels of the chemicals mono-n-butyl phthalate and di-2-ethylhexyl phthalate had approximately a 70% increased risk of diabetes.
* PX 138 di-2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DOP) for g-p PVC.
Consider the environmentally ubiquitous plastic-softening agent, di-2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP).
Determination of di-2-ethylhexyl phthalate levels in human blood plasma and cryoprecipitates.