Plasticizer in new health risk

 ADHD in the News 2016-04-14

Medics have connected the plastic softeners in medical tubing to neurological problems in children who have been hospitalized with critical illnesses. The neurological problems are primarily associated with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)...The concern with plastics relates to a type of softener, classed as phthalates. Phthalate esters are primarily used as plasticizers.