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PVC flooring at home and uptake of phthalates in pregnant women
Stockholm University, Faculty of Science, Department of Environmental Science and Analytical Chemistry.
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Number of Authors: 62019 (English)In: Indoor Air, ISSN 0905-6947, E-ISSN 1600-0668, Vol. 29, no 1, p. 43-54Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Phthalates are used as plasticizers in polyvinyl chloride (PVC) materials and it is known that phthalates may migrate into the surrounding environment and then become a source for human uptake. The aim of the study was to investigate whether residential PVC flooring was related to the urinary levels of phthalate metabolites determined in pregnant women. The data were from the Swedish SELMA study where sampling was conducted during the time period 2007-2010. Spot urine samples from 1674 women at the end of the first trimester were analyzed for 14 metabolites from seven phthalates and one phthalate alternative. Data on flooring material in the kitchen and the parents' bedrooms as well as potential confounders were collected by postal questionnaires at the same time as the urine samples were taken. Multiple regression modeling by least square geometric mean and weighted quantile sum regression was applied to log-transformed and creatinine-adjusted phthalate metabolite concentrations adjusted for potential confounders from questionnaire data. This study has found significantly higher urinary levels of the BBzP metabolite (MBzP) in pregnant women living in homes with PVC flooring as compared to homes with other flooring materials.

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2019. Vol. 29, no 1, p. 43-54
Keywords [en]
DINCH, endocrine disrupting chemicals, phthalate, pregnant, PVC flooring, SELMA study
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Occupational Health and Environmental Health Analytical Chemistry Environmental Sciences
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URN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-163509DOI: 10.1111/ina.12508ISI: 000453742000005PubMedID: 30240038OAI: oai:DiVA.org:su-163509DiVA, id: diva2:1275607
Available from: 2019-01-07 Created: 2019-01-07 Last updated: 2019-01-07Bibliographically approved

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