DEHP is one of the most commonly used plasticizers in the world and is utilized in many medical devices. Both the FDA and the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) have issued advisories or statements regarding DEHP and its potential risks to patients.1,2
This white paper from Teleflex Medical discusses DEHP; why it is used; its potential risks, particularly in medical devices; the patient populations at risk; and a new non-DEHP product option for oxygen delivery to patients in the hospital and the home.
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