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The safety of medical devices containing DEHP-plasticized PVC or other plasticizers on neonates and other groups possibly at risk

The safety of medical devices containing DEHP-plasticized PVC or other plasticizers on neonates and other groups possibly at risk
Published on: 03/03/2016
Author: Scientific Committee on Emerging and Newly-Identified Health Risks (SCENIHR)
The Scientific Committee on Emerging and Newly Identified Health Risks (SCENIHR) has evaluated the exposure to DEHP for the general population and patients during medical procedures. In some cases the exposure is significant and exceeds the toxic doses observed in animal studies. There is limited evidence suggesting a relation between DEHP exposures and some effects in humans.