Table 3: Percentage of individuals with detection of parent phthalates in body compartments.

Parent compoundSerum ( )Sweat ( )

DMP (dimethyl phthalate)00
DEP (diethyl phthalate)00
DBP (dibutyl phthalate)8422*
BBP (benzyl butyl phthalate)00
DCHP (dicyclohexyl phthalate)00
DEHP (di 2-ethylhexyl phthalate)1061**
DiNP (di-isononyl phthalate)00
DOP (di-octyl Phthalate)00

*In 3/4 of these participants where DBP was detected in sweat, this parent phthalate was not detectable in their serum samples.
**In all 11 individuals who are positive for DEHP in sweat, none of these had DEHP detected in their serum samples.