Comments on: Danes want chemicals out of medical devices EU news and policy debates across languages Wed, 10 Apr 2019 17:36:52 +0000 hourly 1 By: Anonymous Fri, 12 Jul 2013 21:34:37 +0000 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.