phthalate ester

phthalate ester

[′tha‚lāt ′es·tər]
(organic chemistry)
Any of a group of plastics plasticizers made by the direct action of alcohol on phthalic anhydride; generally characterized by moderate cost, good stability, and good general properties.
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Phthalate ester plasticizers that long have dominated the flexible PVC market have some serious non-phthalate competition, including some newer alternatives.
The bioactive components of the phthalate ester reproductive toxi-cants are the monoesters metabolites.
phthalate ester effects on rat Sertoli cell function in vitro: effects of phthalate side chain and age og animal.
The method Fujitsu has developed works by heating a sample to vaporize the phthalate ester from it, which is collected on an additive-free PVC film over a metallic plate.
Phthalates, also known as phthalate ester, are often used as plasticisers in plastics such as PVC to increase flexibility.
However, phthalate ester use has an overriding issue other than VOC content, as DBP and BBP uses in particular are restricted due to regulatory concerns.
The committee reviews risk-assessment practices for phthalate ester exposure in humans, and their strengths and weaknesses; the toxicity and health effects of exposure to the chemicals, especially in the male reproductive system; and recommendations for conducting an assessment, including data gaps and research needs.
Hepatic effects of a phthalate ester plasticizer leached from poly (vinyl-chloride) blood bags following transfusion.
The Pharmaceutical Affairs and Food Sanitation Council reached the agreement during a meeting to discuss the revision of standards related to varieties of phthalate ester, a suspected toxin that could adversely affect liver and kidney functions as well as the reproductive system, they said.
The ministry will discuss revision of toy standards stipulated in the Food Sanitation Law at its Pharmaceutical Affairs and Food Sanitation Council in order to control phthalate ester, a suspected toxin that could adversely affect liver and kidney functions and reproductive systems, the officials said.
Cone calorimetry data show a high PHRR, comparable to the phthalate ester control but with a delayed maximum peak and a longer total combustion time.
Another trace component was identified as a phthalate ester.