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Phthalates and human health effects after eat out -new research report at 2018?


Definition/Meaning 

Phthalates is chemical salt or ester of phthalic acid. This is group of man-made chemicals compound. it used for plasticizers processor. it found in more than hundreds of home products what we are using. if exposing to human means it affect human sever effect and  this chemical compound found in their human urine.
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Phthalates and Human Health Effects after eat out -New research report

Dr. Sheela Sathyanarayana Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Seattle Children's Hospital and the University of Washington said that the chemical Phthalates is a class of synthetic chemicals known as a endocrine disruptors. The Hormones are important for our normal body functions such as reproduction or metabolism and other regulating function. So due to increase of levels of Phthalates our hormonal all functional will affect.

 The Journal Environment International found in research that the phthalate levels of increases that had eaten at Restaurants, Cafeterias and Fast-food outlets in the were 35% higher than those who reported eating food and related products purchased at the grocery store or any type of store also.

Ami Zota Assistant Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health at George Washington University find after research exposed to the phthalates chemicals via foods that had been in close contact with plastic packaging. 

National Health Nutrition Examination Survey the study done data collected between year of 2005 and 2014, administered every two years by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It included 10,253 people who were asked about their dining habits over the past 24 hours and who provided urine samples to evaluate phthalate levels in the body. The survey found Two-thirds of persons found dining out at least once the previous day. Those who dined out also had significantly increase levels of phthalate chemicals metabolites in their urine during examination.

What is Phthalates?

Phthalates is chemical salt or ester of phthalic acid. This is group of man-made chemicals compound. it used for plasticizers processor. It helps plastics to make increase the purpose of flexible, longevity, durability, transparent and soft also. There are several different kinds of phthalates available .but primarily as plasticizers in polyvinylchloride (PVC) products usually  is there it found in more than hundreds of home products what we are using. if exposing to human means it affect human sever effect ,the chemical compound found in their urine.

Where is there Phthalates?

  •  Kids and adult Toys 
  • Food packaging 
  • Personal care products, such as soaps, shampoos, nail polish, hair sprays, aftershave lotions, perfumes
  • Wall painting or wall covering 
  •  Daily uses soap or detergents
  • Lubricating oils
  •  Food packaging
  •  Modeling clay
  •  Cooking oil 
  • Peanut butter jars
  • Window cleaner bottles
  • Solvents, lubricating oils, garden hoses,
  •  Wire and cable insulation, 
  • Carpet backing, flooring, Vinyl flooring
  • Inert ingredients in insecticides
  • Pharmaceuticals 
  • Blood bags and catheters and Intravenous bags
  • other fragrance preparations and etc.

Phthalates and human health effects?


  • Hormonal or endocrine related affects
  • Birth defects,
  • Reproductive disorders
  • Obesity 
  • Asthma, 
  • Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, 
  • Type II diabetes, 
  • Male fertility issues
  • Low IQ, neurodevelopment issues, behavioral issues, autism spectrum disorders
  • Impaired brain development 
  • Cancer 
  • Environmental impact 
  • Metabolic disorder in adults
  • Damage of liver and etc

How to found Phthalates?

Phthalates found in human urine that had exposure of Phthalates. Some other diagnostic evaluation research going on how other way found Phthalates.
                                                                                             
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