Results for Phthalates

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Chemical Group: Phthalates

  • Measured in: Urine
95% Confidence Interval Selected Percentiles
Chemical measured Indicates exposure to Units Number of people tested Geometric mean Lower Upper 25th 50th 75th 90th Detection frequency Limit of Detection (LOD), wet-weight
MEP Diethyl phthalate (DEP) μg/L 49 85 63.1 115 41.3 70.0 211 403 100% 8.0
MnBP Dibutyl phthalate (DBP), Benzylbutyl phthalate (BzBP) μg/L 49 46.9 37.0 59.4 26.8 49.0 75.2 115 100% 2.0
95% Confidence Interval Selected Percentiles
Chemical measured Indicates exposure to Units Number of people tested Geometric mean Lower Upper 25th 50th 75th 95th Detection frequency Limit of Detection (LOD), wet-weight
MBzP Benzylbutyl phthalate (BzBP) μg/L 101 8.18 6.56 10.2 3.93 7.76 14.9 41.3 100% 0.25
MCHP Dicyclohexyl phthalate (DCHP) μg/L 101 * * * <LOD <LOD <LOD <LOD 4.0% 0.50
MCPP Di-n-octyl phthalate (DnOP) μg/L 101 1.88 1.46 2.42 0.819 1.69 4.07 21.1 98.0% 0.125
MECPP Di-2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) μg/L 101 12.3 10.1 14.9 5.89 12.4 23.2 58.3 100% 0.50
MEP Diethyl phthalate (DEP) μg/L 101 52.9 38.1 73.4 20.6 46.6 168 740 79.2% 8.0
MnBP Dibutyl phthalate (DBP), Benzylbutyl phthalate (BzBP) μg/L 101 10.6 8.83 12.8 5.69 10.6 20.2 40.6 97.0% 2.0
95% Confidence Interval Selected Percentiles
Chemical measured Indicates exposure to Units Number of people tested Geometric mean Lower Upper 25th 50th 75th 90th Detection frequency Limit of Detection (LOD), wet-weight
MEP Diethyl phthalate (DEP) μg/L 13 65.1 26.0 163 -- 31.5 -- -- 100% 8.0
MnBP Dibutyl phthalate (DBP), Benzylbutyl phthalate (BzBP) μg/L 13 21.1 10.8 41.2 -- 23.2 -- -- 100% 2.0
95% Confidence Interval Selected Percentiles
Chemical measured Indicates exposure to Units Number of people tested Geometric mean Lower Upper 25th 50th 75th 90th Detection frequency Limit of Detection (LOD), wet-weight
MEP Diethyl phthalate (DEP) μg/L 15 62.4 32.2 121 -- 52.6 -- -- 100% 8.0
MnBP Dibutyl phthalate (DBP), Benzylbutyl phthalate (BzBP) μg/L 15 21.9 14.4 33.5 -- 21.3 -- -- 100% 2.0
95% Confidence Interval Selected Percentiles
Chemical measured Indicates exposure to Units Number of people tested Geometric mean Lower Upper 25th 50th 75th 90th Limit of Detection (LOD), wet-weight
MBzP Benzylbutyl phthalate (BzBP) μg/L 89 7.73 5.84 10.2 2.72 6.54 18.4 53.4 0.25
MCHP Dicyclohexyl phthalate (DCHP) μg/L 89 * * * <LOD <LOD <LOD <LOD 0.50
MCPP Di-n-octyl phthalate (DnOP) μg/L 89 0.87 0.72 1.05 0.48 0.75 1.2 2.8 0.125
MECPP Di-2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) μg/L 89 17.1 13.5 21.7 8.09 14.6 29.4 68.8 0.50
MEP Diethyl phthalate (DEP) μg/L 89 95.5 69.3 132 34.7 103 254 679 8.0
MnBP Dibutyl phthalate (DBP), Benzylbutyl phthalate (BzBP) μg/L 89 16.3 13.0 20.5 6.59 16.2 34.2 60.8 2.0

Footnotes

*Geometric mean was not calculated because the chemical was found in less than 65% of the study group