A Review of Biomonitoring of Phthalate Exposures.

@article{Wang2019ARO,
  title={A Review of Biomonitoring of Phthalate Exposures.},
  author={Yu Wang and Hongkai Zhu and Kurunthachalam Kannan},
  journal={Toxics},
  year={2019},
  volume={7 2}
}
Phthalates (diesters of phthalic acid) are widely used as plasticizers and additives in many consumer products. Laboratory animal studies have reported the endocrine-disrupting and reproductive effects of phthalates, and human exposure to this class of chemicals is a concern. Several phthalates have been recognized as substances of high concern. Human exposure to phthalates occurs mainly via dietary sources, dermal absorption, and air inhalation. Phthalates are excreted as conjugated monoesters… CONTINUE READING

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