Phthalates : Health Effects, Detection & Exposure Prevention Paperback / softback
Edited by Miguel Owens
Phthalates are ester derivatives that have been used to alter the flexibility of plastics since the 1930s, and are ubiquitous in our daily life.
The first chapter of this book discusses how perinatal exposure to phthalates may induce alterations in brain neural growth and differentiation, with neurocognitive and behavioral consequences.
Chapter two investigates the advantages and/or disadvantages of some analytical methods used in the past few years for chromatographic detection.
The fourth chapter discusses the widespread application of phthalates and the role of liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry technique used in the detection, determination and confirmation of the chemical.
The final chapter examines the assessment of phthalate exposure in polymer materials with advanced numerical algorithms.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 71 pages
- Publisher: Nova Science Publishers Inc
- Publication Date: 01/12/2015
- Category: Environmental factors
- ISBN: 9781634839082