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What does DEP stand for?

DEP stands for Diethyl Phthalate


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The other banned export goods are chemical items: carbon smut, sodium sulfate, sodium carbonate, cosmic sodium, sulfuric acid, benzene, bicarbonate of soda, styrene monomer, polyethylene, propylene, PVC, polystyrene, diethyl phthalate, terephthalate, acrylonitrile, butanic styrene, melamine crystal and LAB.
The study found exposure to diethyl phthalate, or DEP, and butylbenzyl phthalate, or BEzP, was associated with a higher risk of asthma-related airway inflammation.
Of note, the enteric coating on many of these products is diethyl phthalate, and high doses of some phthalates may cause developmental toxicity, but the embryo or fetus is exposed to very small quantities.
Of note, the enteric coating on many of these products is diethyl phthalate, and high doses of some phthalates may cause developmental toxicity.
These chemicals were diethyl phthalate, used in perfumes; dibutyl phthalate, used in nail polish and hard plastics; butyl benzyl phthalate, used primarily in flooring; and diisobutyl phthalate, used in paints, adhesives, and polyvinyl chloride plastics.