13. Phthalates: Human Exposure and Related Health Effects

  1. Arnold Schecter
  1. John D. Meeker and
  2. Kelly K. Ferguson

Published Online: 30 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118184141.ch13

Dioxins and Health: Including Other Persistent Organic Pollutants and Endocrine Disruptors, Third Edition

Dioxins and Health: Including Other Persistent Organic Pollutants and Endocrine Disruptors, Third Edition

How to Cite

Meeker, J. D. and Ferguson, K. K. (2012) Phthalates: Human Exposure and Related Health Effects, in Dioxins and Health: Including Other Persistent Organic Pollutants and Endocrine Disruptors, Third Edition (ed A. Schecter), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118184141.ch13

Editor Information

  1. Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, University of Texas School of Public Health, Dallas, TX, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 6 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470605295

Online ISBN: 9781118184141

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Keywords:

  • phthalates, human exposure and related health effects;
  • phthalate exposure, appropriateness of exposure measures;
  • phthalate biomarker measure, in adverse health effects

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Human Phthalate Exposure

  • Assessing Human Exposure to Phthalates

  • Human Health Effects

  • Conclusions and Future Research Needs

  • Acknowledgments

  • References