Urinary Concentrations of Triclosan in the U.S. Population: 2003–2004

@article{Calafat2008UrinaryCO,
  title={Urinary Concentrations of Triclosan in the U.S. Population: 2003–2004},
  author={Antonia M. Calafat and Xiaoyun Ye and L Y Wong and John A. Reidy and Larry L. Needham},
  journal={Environmental Health Perspectives},
  year={2008},
  volume={116},
  pages={303 - 307}
}
Background Triclosan is a synthetic chemical with broad antimicrobial activity that has been used extensively in consumer products, including personal care products, textiles, and plastic kitchenware. Objectives This study was designed to assess exposure to triclosan in a representative sample ≥ 6 years of age of the U.S. general population from the 2003–2004 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES). Methods We analyzed 2,517 urine samples using automated solid-phase extraction… 

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