Why do we worry about phthalates? – Royal Society of Chemistry

Why do we worry about phthalates? – Royal Society of Chemistry

  • why do we worry about phthalates?

    Why do we worry about phthalates?

    Why do we worry about phthalates? What are they? Phthalate esters (PEs) are a group of man-made organic chemicals produced by the reaction of an alcohol with phthalic anhydride. Various alcohols are used, typically, having a carbon chain length in the range C 8 – C 10 although alcohols with chain lengths of C 4, C 7, C 11 and C 13 are also used

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    Phthalates | Chemistry World

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    Chemical enemy number one: how bad are phthalates really

    That bill banned the use of some phthalates in children’s products, passed an interim ban on others, and required that the Consumer Product Safety Commission take a close look at the chemicals. While phthalates is a huge class of chemicals, several have been shown to have negative health impacts.

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