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WHY TO REGULATE ?
CONSERVATIVE EXPOSURE ESTIMATES TO PLASTICIZERS
substance
max. daily intake
(UK, MAFF,1986)
max. daily intake
(UK, MAFF,1988)
acceptable
daily intake
(SCF, 1992)
16 mg/person
8.4 mg/person
18 mg/person
(adult 60 kg)
0.06 mg/person
1.5 mg/person
food additives as sweeteners,
emulsifying, conservative agents
0.06 to 600 mg/person (likely 60-600)
Tributyl-acetyl citrate
DEHP