dimethyl phthalate


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dimethyl phthalate

[‚dī′meth·əl ′tha‚lāt]
(organic chemistry)
C6H4(COOCH3)2 Odorless, colorless liquid, boiling at 282°C; soluble in organic solvents, slightly soluble in water; used as a plasticizer, in resins, lacquers, and perfumes, and as an insect repellent.
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All the standards of Phthalates such as Dimethyl Phthalate, Diethyl Phthalate, Di-n-butyl Phthalate , butyl benzyl Phthalate bis(2-ethylhexyl) Phthalate ,and di-n-octyl Phthalate were purchased from Chem Services ( West Chester,PA,USA) and Aldrich-Sigma (Milwaukee,WI,USA).
Each sample was individually analyzed for nine phthalates: dimethyl phthalate (DMP), diethyl phthalate (DEP), butyl benzyl phthalate (BBzP), di-n-butyl phthalate (DBP), diisobutyl phthalate (DiBP), DEHP, di-n-hexyl phthalate (DnHP), dicyclohexyl phthalate (DCHP), and di-n-octyl phthalate (DnOP).
For example, they were not able to detect dimethyl phthalate (DMP) in any brand of mineral water after a 30-day incubation, whereas DMP was the most abundant phthalate detected in the soft drinks they tested.
Dibutyl phthalate, dimethyl phthalate, and diethyl phthalate.
1989) observed that the lengths of the alkyl chains were inversely associated with the relative rates of absorption; except for dimethyl phthalate, DEP has the shortest alkyl chain (ATSDR 1995).
AGI appeared to be independent of the concentrations of monomethyl phthalate (MMP) and MCPP, metabolites of dimethyl phthalate and di-n-octyl phthalate, respectively.