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NIEHS/EPA Children's Centers 2015 Webinar: Phthalates in the Diet and in our Homes

Title: NIEHS/EPA Children's Centers 2015 Webinar Series co-sponsored by EPA’s Office of Children’s Health Protection
Date: June 10, 2015
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. EDT
Location: Webinar
Purpose:

Join us for this month's webinar. The webinar features presentations and interactive discussions including recent findings and new developments in children's environmental health.

Topic: Phthalates in the Diet and in our Homes

Featured Speakers:

Pam Factor-LitvakPam Factor-Litvak
Columbia University

Title: Phthalates and Personal Care Products: Should We Care?
Summary: Phthalates are in many personal care products with few, if any, regulations. This presentation will focus on what is known to date.


Jodi FlawsJodi Flaws
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Title: Effects of Phthalates on the Female Reproductive System
Summary: This presentation will focus on the effects of prenatal exposure to phthalates on the reproductive system in female offspring.


Sheela SathyanarayanaSheela Sathyanarayana
University of Washington

Title: Phthalate Exposures through Diet: Lessons Learned
Summary: Diet can be one of the largest sources of exposure to some phthalates. Interventions to reduce exposures have had varied results. This presentation will summarize the state of the science on phthalates and diet to date.


Tom NeltnerTom Neltner
Discussion Moderator
Children’s Health Protection Advisory Committee Member

Contact:

Nica Louie (louie.nica@epa.gov); 703-347-8125

Presentations: 

Phthalates in Our Diet and in Our Homes: Personal Care Products (PDF)(19 pp, 1 MB, 11/4/2016)

Effects of Phthalates on the Female Reproductive System (PDF)(11 pp, 879 K, 11/4/2016)

Phthalates Exposures through Diet: Lessons Learned (PDF)(18 pp, 569 K, 11/4/2016)