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About this Digest on Diethylhexyl phthalate

  1. Sources for this Digest
  2. Current Status
  3. Digest Publication History

1. Sources for this Digest

The material content of the introduction on Level 3 is directly sourced from
 "Human exposure to selected phthalates in Denmark", a report published in 2003 by The Danish Veterinary and Food Administration (DVFA).

The material contents of the texts on Level 3 of all the questions is directly sourced from the Summary Risk Assessment Reports (RAR) on  Bis-(2-Ethylhexyl) Phthalate, DEHPpublished by the ECB (European Chemicals Bureau).

The Levels 1 & 2 were written by Susan Barlow in collaboration with the GreenFacts editorial team.

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2. Current Status

Approved for publication by the GreenFacts Scientific Board.

3. Digest Publication History

The GreenFacts publication process is designed to ensure as high a degree of objectivity as possible.

First draft

The first draft of this Digest was produced by Sue Barlow on the basis of a canvas prepared by the GreenFacts Editorial Team.

Preliminary and Peer review

The text of this digest has been peer-reviewed, under the supervision of the president of the GreenFacts scientific board, by three independent scientists (see our  pre review form) and peer review by 3 independent scientists selected by the GreenFacts Scientific Board (see our  peer review).


Final publication was authorised by the president of the Scientific Board on 7 September 2012.

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No update or revision at present.

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