What are Phthalates?
ChemServe Laboratory specializes in the detection of regulated phthalates in children’s toys. Phthalates are a group of chemicals used in hundreds of products, such as toys, vinyl flooring and wall covering, detergents, lubricating oils, food packaging, pharmaceuticals, blood bags and tubing. In addition, they are present in personal care products, such as nail polish, hair sprays, aftershave lotions, soaps, shampoos, perfumes and other fragrance preparations.
Visit the FDA phthalates page for more information.