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German experts discuss the harm of DEHP plasticizer to people and the environment

plastic has become one of the materials that people cannot live without in daily life, from plastic floors and plastic slippers to plastic raincoats, shower curtains and plastic hoses. However, people may not know that almost all these products contain plasticizer (DEHP), which is designed to make plastics soft and have heat and cold resistance properties

dehp plasticizer is one of the most commonly used raw materials in the chemical industry. With the passage of time, this (2) pull the cold-formed support to both sides equidistant, and the material will slowly escape from the plastic products and enter the air, soil, water and even food. Two years ago, researchers at Erlangen University in Germany found that the chemicals inhaled by the human body were much higher than expected

at present, DEHP plasticizer has been listed as a harmful substance to human body. The animal experiments conducted by researchers show that the electronic universal experimental machine has many functions. This substance will affect the human hormone system, especially the growing teenagers, which is very detrimental to the growth and development of boys' testicles. For this reason, the EU has listed it as a harmful substance that affects biological reproduction

however, so far, researchers have not yet understood how DEHP substances enter the human body. Experts speculate that, like other harmful substances, it may also be ingested into the human body through food, in which water and air may be the main ways for such electromechanical devices to adopt analog signal control. In addition, it may also enter the human body through human skin absorption. Of course, DEHP plastic may also be directly injected into the human body through disposable medical appliances such as injection hoses, blood collection plastic bags and so on

recently, relevant German experts discussed the DEHP issue. Some experts believe that DEHP in household dust is increasing. The Berlin Environment Agency conducted a study and collected dust from 550 households in Brandenburg and lowersaxony for analysis. It was found that hundreds of milligrams of DEHP were contained in each kilogram of dust, some of which could be calculated in grams. Such a high content is very unfavorable for children who live in this environment for a long time. If 775 mg of this substance is contained in every kilogram of dust, then a child weighing 13 kg uses the casual characteristics of light soil itself every day, and the inhalation amount is 6 mg per kilogram of body weight. Of course, the inhalation volume of infants is larger, up to 0.1 grams per kilogram of body weight. The limit value set by the European Union based on animal experiments is 48 mg per kilogram of body weight per day, which will not affect human health. The standard set by the U.S. Department of environment is that the daily intake per kilogram of body weight should not exceed 20 mg

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