Parabens as Urinary Biomarkers of Exposure in Humans

@article{Ye2006ParabensAU,
  title={Parabens as Urinary Biomarkers of Exposure in Humans},
  author={Xiaoyun Ye and Amber M. Bishop and John A. Reidy and Larry L. Needham and Antonia M. Calafat},
  journal={Environmental Health Perspectives},
  year={2006},
  volume={114},
  pages={1843 - 1846}
}
Background Parabens appear frequently as antimicrobial preservatives in cosmetic products, in pharmaceuticals, and in food and beverage processing. In vivo and in vitro studies have revealed weak estrogenic activity of some parabens. Widespread use has raised concerns about the potential human health risks associated with paraben exposure. Objectives Assessing human exposure to parabens usually involves measuring in urine the conjugated or free species of parabens or their metabolites. In… 

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