TABLE 2-2 Urinary Phthalate Metabolites in Large Studies in United States and Germany

Parent Compound

Metabolite

Concentration, µg/La

CDC 2005 NHANES, United States 2001-2002 Spot Urine Sample N = 1,647, over 20 y old

Wittassek et al. 2007 Germany 1988-2003 24-h Urine Sample N = 634, 20-29 y old

Silva et al. 2007a United States 2003-2004 Spot Urine Sample N = 129, Adults

50th %

95th %

50th %

95th %

50th %

95th %

DMP

MMP

1.40

9.10

DEP

MEP

181

2,720

DBP

MBP

19.1

95.4

112

604

DIBP

MIBP

2.4

16.3

34.5

176

BBP

MBZP

13.8

99.7

7.4

50.4

DCHP

MCHP

< LOD

0.500

DEHP

MECPP

26.9

98.8

 

MEHHP

17.7

175

21.0

77.2

 

MEOHP

12.2

115

16.7

57.5

 

MEHP

4.10

39.5

7.6

33.6

DOP

MCPP

2.60

12.0

 

MOP

< LOD

< LOD

DINP

MINP

< LOD

< LOD

 

MHINP

2.0

11.9

 

 

 

MOINP

1.0

5.6



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