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Anthropogenic Compounds

Phthalate Esters

Editors: Staples, Charles (Ed.)

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Phthalate esters are an important class of chemicals widely used in commercial applications, primarily as plasticizers to soften vinyl, but are also used in consumer products. This book reviews the state of the science of phthalate esters in the environment. Key information reviewed includes analytical methodologies, a compilation of concentration measurements in water, sediment, soil, air, dust, and food, plus an assessment of critical exposure pathways. In addition, key physical properties data and fate characteristics that control exposure are reviewed. Pertinent ecotoxicity data and mammalian toxicity and human health information are reviewed. Finally, potential environmental risks are addressed.

Table of contents (11 chapters)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

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eBook $229.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Phthalate Esters
Editors
  • Charles Staples
Series Title
Anthropogenic Compounds
Series Volume
3Q
Copyright
2003
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-540-36611-9
DOI
10.1007/b11472
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-540-00992-4
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-05676-5
Series ISSN
1433-6847
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 354
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