Do phthalates from household dust cause asthma and allergy in children?

Project: Research

Description

Dust was collected in the sleeping rooms of pregnant mothers (prenatal exposure) and their newborn children (postnatal exposure). Dust from 1000 households from the SELMA study are currently analyzed for phthalates and the alternative plasticizer DINCH. Results will be matched with data on prenatal urinary levels of phthalates as well health examination of the children.
Short titledust, phthalates and allergies
StatusActive
Effective start/end date2016/11/012019/11/01

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