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Phthalates are sometimes called the “” because they seem to be everywhere, and new research shows that even vinyl crib mattress covers may be increasing phthalate exposure. The United States has struggled to reduce phthalate exposure to children, because they have been tied to numerous health issues. A major exposure risk for infants is at the center of new research.

The researchers tested the amounts of the alternative-phthalate plasticizers released from vinyl crib mattress covers at different temperatures and estimated how much of that the infants might breathe in. They found that, under warm conditions, the covers emitted significantly higher levels of phthalates that could cause a baby's exposure to increase four-fold. They say the preliminary study is an essential first step to investigating the potential risk posed by these new phthalates. Explore further:

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The researchers tested the amounts of the alternative-phthalate plasticizers released from vinyl crib mattress covers at different temperatures and estimated how much of that the infants might breathe in.

Phthalates are sometimes called the “” because they seem to be everywhere, and new research shows that even vinyl crib mattress covers may be increasing phthalate exposure. The United States has struggled to reduce phthalate exposure to children, because they have been tied to numerous health issues. A major exposure risk for infants is at the center of new research.