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Asthmagens

Di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP)
CAS# 117-81-7

Where is it Commonly Found?

The most commonly used phthalate ester used in plasticizing
Plasticizer in flexible Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) formulations (PVC wall covering and PVC flooring materials)
Polyurethane sealants
Solvent and a component of dielectric fluids in electrical capacitors and in pesticides

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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