Dicyclohexyl phthalate (DCHP)

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{{#badges: ToxicSludge}} Dicyclohexyl phthalate (DCHP) is one of a group of chemicals known as phthalates. According to the CDC:[1] "Dicyclohexyl phthalate (DCHP) is used to stabilize some rubbers, resins, and polymers, including nitrocellulose, polyvinyl acetate, and polyvinyl chloride. People exposed to DCHP will excrete mono-cyclohexyl phthalate (MCHP) in their urine."

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  1. Centers for Disease Control, Fourth National Report on Human Exposure to Environmental Chemicals, Accessed August 5, 2010

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