Kinetics of orally administered di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate and its metabolite, mono(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate, in male pigs

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Di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) is used as a plastic softener in the polymer industry and is widespread in medical devices. DEHP has been incriminated as an endocrine-disrupting chemical, and the effects of DEHP in various species have included disturbances in the reproductive system. The effects of the chemical have varied, depending upon exposure routes… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00204-004-0558-z

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@article{Ljungvall2004KineticsOO, title={Kinetics of orally administered di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate and its metabolite, mono(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate, in male pigs}, author={Karl Ljungvall and Bart Tienpont and Frank S. David and Ulf Magnusson and Karolina T{\"o}rneke}, journal={Archives of Toxicology}, year={2004}, volume={78}, pages={384-389} }