Facts about phthalate toxicity in humans and their occurrence in alcoholic beverages.

@article{Karaonji2017FactsAP,
  title={Facts about phthalate toxicity in humans and their occurrence in alcoholic beverages.},
  author={Irena Br{\vc}i{\'c} Kara{\vc}onji and Sonja Ani{\'c} Jurica and Dario Lasi{\'c} and Karlo Jurica},
  journal={Arhiv za higijenu rada i toksikologiju},
  year={2017},
  volume={68 2},
  pages={
          81-92
        }
}
Phthalates are esters of phthalic acid and aliphatic alcohol added to plastic to improve its softness, flexibility, and extensibility. They easily migrate from plastic products into the environment because of their physical and chemical properties. This review summarises their characteristics, distribution in the environment, monitoring, use, toxic effects on human health, regulatory limits in different matrices and products, and tolerable daily intake. The studies we have reviewed suggest that… CONTINUE READING
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