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Table 3 Urinary phthalate metabolite levels [ng/mL] measured in gestational week 28

From: Maternal phthalate exposure and asthma, rhinitis and eczema in 552 children aged 5 years; a prospective cohort study

Diether phthalatePhthalate metaboliteLOD% > LODMeanMinimumPercentileMaximum
5th25th50th75th95th
DEPMEP0.5399.8103.80.372.67.317.955.8351.55380.9
DiBPMiBP1.1099.637.10.783.412.327.147.2104.1455.2
DnBPMnBP1.4395.318.2<LOD1.56.013.524.951.7184.3
ΣMBP(i + n)  55.3<LOD4.919.141.574.7150.3516.1
BBzPMBzP1.1467.94.63  <LOD2.55.815.771.2
DEHPMEHP0.1490.21.7 <LOD0.461.12.25.536.8
MEHHP0.9189.36.6 <LOD2.251.08.618.592.7
MEOHP0.6791.55.4<LOD<LOD1.84.37.014.656.6
MECPP0.5596.96.4<LOD0.732.45.28.515.695.7
ΣDEHPm  26.5<LOD1.59.421.434.669.0305.0
DiNPMiNP0.6111.61.2    <LOD0.98135.5
MHiNP0.2691.19.4 <LOD0.781.63.812.61433.4
MOiNP0.2583.35.0 <LOD0.451.12.58.9690.4
MCiOP0.11100.013.30.150.521.83.77.523.61438.4
ΣDiNPm  38.10.220.774.38.518.358.04956.8
  1. Abbreviations: LOD Limit of detection; DEP Diethyl phthalate; DiBP Diisobutyl phthalate; DnBP Di-n-butyl phthalate; BBzP Benzyl-butyl phthalate; DEHP Di-2-ethylhexyl phthalate; DiNP Diisononyl phthalate; MEP monoethyl phthalate; MiBP mono-isobutyl phthalate; MnBP mono-n-butyl phthalate; MBzP monobenzyl phthalate; MEHP mono-2-ethylhexyl phthalate; MEHHP mono-2-ethyl-5-hydroxyhexyl phthalate; MEOHP mono-2-ethyl-5-oxohexyl phthalate; MECPP mono-2-ethyl-5-carboxypentyl phthalate; MiNP mono-iso-nonyl phthalate; MHiNP mono-hydroxy-iso-nonyl phthalate; MHiNP mono-hydroxy-iso-nonyl phthalate; MCiOP mono-carboxy-iso-octyl phthalate