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  • noun Plural form of alkylphenol.

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Examples

  • In one experiment, Heiko Schoenfuss, head of the aquatic-toxicology lab at St. Cloud State University in Minnesota, exposed male fathead minnows early in life to estrogenic chemicals called alkylphenols (which come from some common industrial and household cleaners) — and discovered that as adults, they failed to defend their territory.

    Rivers of Doubt

  • The other polluter accused in the report was Well Dyeing Factory in Zhongshan, Guangdong Province, which is said to have discharged a range of heavy metals, including chromium and copper, in addition to alkylphenols, nonylphenols and other organic chemicals.

    Greenpeace report links western firms to Chinese river polluters

  • Effects of alkylphenols on glycerophospholipids and cholesterol in liver and brain from female Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) [An article from: Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part C] by S. Meier

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  • Effects of alkylphenols on glycerophospholipids and cholesterol in liver and brain from female Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) [An article from: Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part C] by S. Meier

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  • In a section on alkyphenols used in paints, various household cleaning products, and hair dyes, for example, the authors state, "Given widespread exposure and hazards identified from in vitro and animal studies at relatively high doses, alkylphenols are candidates for further investigation."

    Forbes.com: News

  • Many of these, which include alkylphenols and many of the perfluorinated chemicals P.F.C.s are regulated in places like the European Union, but lack oversight in China.

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  • Past studies have shown household dust to be contaminated with phthalates as well as with other hazardous substances such as pesticides and alkylphenols.

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  • Phthalates, alkylphenols, pesticides, polybrominated diphenyl ethers, and other endocrine-disrupting compounds in indoor air and dust.

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