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Year : 2006  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 111-115

Phthalate exposure and health outcomes


1 Eras Lucknow Medical College and Hospital, Lucknow, India
2 Epidemiology Section, Industrial Toxicology Research Centre (CSIR), Lucknow, India

Correspondence Address:
S K Rastogi
Department of Physiology, Eras Lucknow Medical College and Hospital, Lucknow
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0019-5278.29570

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Phthalates are used in commercial products as softners of plastics, solvents in perfumes and additives to hair sprays, lubricants and insect repellents. The wide spread use of phthalate results in multiple human exposure routes i.e., ingestion, inhalation and dermal exposure. In the present review, a detailed account of respiratory toxicity, reproductive toxicity, developmental toxicity, endocrine disruptors and genotoxicity of human exposure to phthalate is mentioned in detail.






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