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Asthmagens

Butyl benzyl phthalate (BBP)
CAS# 85-68-7

Where is it Commonly Found?

Clothing (jackets, raincoats, boots, etc....)
Non-plasticized items like perfumes and cosmetics
Plasticizer in Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) for vinyl floor tiles, vinyl foams, and carpet backing
Plasticized vinyl seats on furniture and in cars
Plasticized vinyl swimming pools
Smaller quantities are used in the production of cellulose plastics and polyurethane

ASTHMA TRIGGER AND / OR ASTHMAGEN?
Condition is True
Asthma Trigger
Condition is True
Asthmagen

*We are following the European Union principles on asthma where the focus is on evidence that a substance has the ability to cause asthma, rather than on the existence of a specific underlying mechanism.

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