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Diethylhexyl Phthalate MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Diethylhexyl Phthalate
Tree Number(s)
D02.241.223.805.250
Unique ID
D004051
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004051
Scope Note
An ester of phthalic acid. It appears as a light-colored, odorless liquid and is used as a plasticizer for many resins and elastomers.
Entry Term(s)
Bis(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate
DEHP
Di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate
Di-2-Ethylhexylphthalate
Dioctyl Phthalate
Pharm Action
Plasticizers
Registry Number
C42K0PH13C
Related Numbers
117-81-7
CAS Type 1 Name
1,2-Benzenedicarboxylic acid, bis(2-ethylhexyl) ester
Previous Indexing
Esters (1974)
Phthalic Acids (1969-1974)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under PHTHALIC ACIDS 1975-90
History Note
91(75); was see under PHTHALIC ACIDS 1975-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/27
Revision Date
2017/02/24
Diethylhexyl Phthalate Preferred
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