Table 4.1. Occupational exposure

Exposure scenario Inhalation exposure
(mg DEHP/m3)
Dermal exposure
(mg DEHP/day)
Total internal exposure
(mg DEHP/kg/d
Production of DEHP 5 650 1.0
Industrial use of DEHP 10 420 1.4
Industrial end-use of
products containing DEHP
10 1,300 2.0

Source: ECB,
 "Bis-(2-Ethylhexyl) Phthalate, DEHP), Summary Risk Assessment report" , 2008. p.13.

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