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Measure: Concentrations of Phenols and Parabens   #240300


Collect and analyze a urine sample to determine the concentrations of several phenolic compounds such as bisphenol A (BPA) used to make plastic water bottles, children’s toys, and baby bottles. This bioassay also describes analysis of parabens, which are chemicals used as preservatives in foods and beverages and in cosmetics and pharmaceuticals.


To determine the concentrations of phenols and parabens in the subject’s urine. Some phenols and parabens are endocrine disruptors and some have been associated with adverse health effects.



Pregnancy, urine, bisphenol A, BPA, phenol, paraben, National Children’s Study, NCS, National Health and Nutrition and Examination Survey, NHANES, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC

Measure Release Date: January 31, 2017

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