Comments on: Danes want chemicals out of medical devices https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/news/danes-want-chemicals-out-of-medical-devices/ EU news and policy debates across languages Wed, 29 Aug 2018 03:18:16 +0000 hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.5 By: Anonymous https://www.euractiv.com/section/health-consumers/news/danes-want-chemicals-out-of-medical-devices/#comment-283219 Fri, 12 Jul 2013 21:34:37 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=831422#comment-283219 A major point is missing in the article. Phthalates migrate to the plastic surface. In the case of IV tubes and trachea tubes, the internal surface concentration can be many times more than comprised within the plastic, with the result the chemical gets flushed into the body.

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