Diethyl phthalate
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Published by World Health Organization in Geneva .
Written in English


  • Phthalic Acids -- adverse effects.,
  • Phthalic Acids -- toxicity.,
  • Occupational Exposure.,
  • Environmental Exposure.,
  • Risk Assessment.,
  • Diethyl phthalate -- Toxicology.

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Edition Notes

Statementfirst draft prepared by Jun Sekizawa and Stuart Dobson, with the assistance of Ralph J. Touch III.
SeriesConcise international chemical assessment document -- 52.
ContributionsDobson, S., Touch, Ralph J., United Nations Environment Programme., International Labour Organisation., World Health Organization., Inter-Organization Programme for the Sound Management of Chemicals.
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 36 p. :
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16099485M
ISBN 109241530529

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This book is on the risk assessment of diethyl phthalate. Diethyl phthalate is a colorless liquid with a slight aromatic odor and low volatility. Allen D. Godwin, in Applied Plastics Engineering Handbook, Cyclohexanoate Esters. Cyclohexanedicarboxylic acid esters or hexahydrophthalate esters have been used as plasticizers for many years, first being prepared in Germany by the hydrogenation of lower molecular weight phthalates, dimethyl phthalate, diethyl phthalate, and possibly dibutyl phthalate.   Diethyl phthalate is a colorless liquid that has a bitter, disagreeable taste. This synthetic substance is commonly used to make plastics more flexible. Products in which it is found include toothbrushes, automobile parts, tools, toys, and food packaging. Diethyl phthalate can be released fairly easily from these products, as it is not part of the chain of chemicals (polymers) that makes up. Toxicological profile for diethyl phthalate Paperback – January 1, by. Unknown (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ $ Author. Unknown.

Sigma-Aldrich offers a number of Diethyl phthalate products. View information & documentation regarding Diethyl phthalate, including CAS, MSDS & more. Dimethyl phthalate is a colorless oily liquid with a slightly sweet odor. (3) The chemical formula for dimethyl phthalate is C 10 H 10 O 4, and the molecular weight is g/mol. (1) The vapor pressure for dimethyl phthalate is × mm Hg at 20 °C, and it has a log octanol/water partition coefficient (log K ow) of (1). COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. diethyl phthalate, which has been found to be present in higher levels in adult urine compared with children’s urine. Levels of MEP are most likely associated with use of consumer products that contain diethyl phthalate, such as detergents, soaps, cosmetics, shampoos, and perfumes. 5, Some phthalates are suspected endocrine disruptors.