Dimethyl phthalate (DMP)

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Dimethyl phthalate (DMP) is one of a group of chemicals known as phthalates. DMP is used in manufacturing solid rocket propellant, insect repellent, and plastic.[1] When exposed to DMP, humans excrete mono-methyl phthalate (MMP) in their urine.[2]

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  1. Centers for Disease Control, Fourth National Report on Human Exposure to Environmental Chemicals, Accessed August 5, 2010
  2. Centers for Disease Control, Fourth National Report on Human Exposure to Environmental Chemicals, Accessed August 5, 2010

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