Asian PA figures reach their highest mark for a decade
- Response to Comments of Richard H. McKee. Toxicol Pathol 30(6): 755â€“756. Foster, Paul M. D. // Toxicologic Pathology;Nov/Dec2002, Vol. 30 Issue 6, p757
Presents a response to comments concerning a study on di-isononyl phthlate. Purpose of the study; Issues pointed in the study.
- PA prices suffer fall. // European Chemical News;12/1/2003, Vol. 79 Issue 2079, p10
Reports on the decreased prices for phthalic anhydride (PA) flake material in November 2003 despite a firmer fourth quarter performance of feedstock numbers. Factors that contributed to the price decrease; Demand for PA in September and October; Prices of dioctyl phthalate.
- Dose-dependent effect of phthalate ester on testicular descent in pre-and post natal rats. Shono, Takeshi; Suita, Sachiyo // Urological Research;Oct2003, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p293
Mono-n-butyl phthalate (MBP) was administered to pregnant rats from the 15th to the 17th gestational day to investigate the dose-dependent effect of phthalate ester on testicular descent in both pre- and postnatal rats. Thirty pregnant rats (280â€“330 g) were separated into five groups and...
- Uptake of Phthalate Esters, Di(n-butyl)phthalate and Di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate, as Environmental Chemicals in Monkeys in Japan. Asaoka, K.; Hagihara, K.; Kabaya, H.; Sakamoto, Y.; Katayama, H.; Yano, K. // Bulletin of Environmental Contamination & Toxicology;May2000, Vol. 64 Issue 5, p679
This article examines the levels of di(n-butyl)phthalate (DBP) and di(2 -ethyihexyl )phthalate (DEHP) in the blood samples obtained from monkeys living in two different environments, breeding and wild, in Japan. Some phthalate esters are known to have the toxicity, mutagenicity, teratogenicity,...
- Kinetics of orally administered di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate and its metabolite, mono(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate, in male pigs. Karl Ljungvall; Bart Tienpont; Frank David; Ulf Magnusson; Karolina Törneke // Archives of Toxicology;Jul2004, Vol. 78 Issue 7, p384
Di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) is used as a plastic softener in the polymer industry and is widespread in medical devices. DEHP has been incriminated as an endocrine-disrupting chemical, and the effects of DEHP in various species have included disturbances in the reproductive system. The...
- Industry Calls for an End to EU Pthalates Ban. Scott, Alex // Chemical Week;8/27/2003, Vol. 165 Issue 30, p16
Reports on the proposal of the European Council for Plasticisers and Intermediates to lift a European Union ban on the use of phthalates. Reason behind the imposition of ban on phthalates; Result of a risk assessment of phthalates; Environmental groups opposing the use of phthalates.
- PA predicted to stay firm. Viswanathan, Prema // Asian Chemical News;2/21/2005, Vol. 11 Issue 479, p21
Predicts the improvement of phthalic anhydride (PA) prices in Asia in 2005. Plan of the producers to increase their offers in South Asia; Expected growth of PA in India; Increase in PA prices in North East Asia.
- PA set on downward path. // European Chemical News;7/28/2003, Vol. 79 Issue 2063, p10
Announces the decline in phthalic anhydride (PA) price in 2003. Price of PA in June 2003 and August 2003; Price of orthoxylene; Causes of the price decline.
- It's steady so far for PA. Gibson, Jane // ICIS Chemical Business;2/20/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 7, p30
The article reports on the market performance of the phthalic anhydride (PA) sector as of February 2006. Spot prices have increased â‚¬20 per ton since January to â‚¬960-990 per ton for liquid PA and have remained steady at â‚¬930-960 per ton for flake. Meanwhile, there is...