Glycol Ethers and Neurodevelopment: Investigating the Impact of Prenatal Exposures

PDF Version (209 KB) About This Article Published: 22 June 2017 Note to readers with disabilities: EHP strives to ensure that all journal content is accessible to all readers. However, some figures and Supplemental Material published in EHP articles may not conform to 508 standards due to the complexity of the information being presented. If you need assistance accessing journal content, please contact ehponline@niehs.nih.gov. Our staff will work with you to assess and meet your accessibility needs within 3 working days. Related EHP Article Prenatal Exposure to Glycol Ethers and Neurocognitive Abilities in 6-Year-Old Children: The PELAGIE Cohort Study Rémi Béranger, Ronan Garlantézec, Gaïd Le Maner-Idrissi, Agnès Lacroix, Florence Rouget, Jessica Trowbridge, Charline Warembourg, Christine Monfort, Florent Le Gléau, Marylène Jourdin, Luc Multigner, Sylvaine Cordier, and Cécile Chevrier Glycol ethers have been widely used since the 1960s as solvents and stabilizers in a variety of personal, household, and industrial products.1 A new study in Environmental Health Perspectives provides some of the first evidence of associations between prenatal exposures to glycol ethers and cognitive impairments in children.2These chemicals are generally valued for their low acute toxicity. However, the European Union has restricted3 the use of several glycol ethers due to concerns about pot...
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DiscussionThis trial is anticipated to contribute to the field of knowledge on which planning of improved antenatal, intra-, and postpartum care for women with chronic disease is founded.Trial registrationClinicalTrials.gov,NCT03511508. Registered April 27, 2018.
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