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Table 5

EDI urine (μg/kg bw/day) calculated from urinary concentration of parabens for Tunisian adults

SexCompoundsMPPPEP
Male Tunisian adults GM 3.71 10.69 2.11 
5th percentile 1.45 2.22 1.13 
Median 0.02 13.02 1.58 
95th percentile 16.67 88.22 7.94 
Female Tunisian adults GM 4.51 9.02 2. 96 
5th percentile 1.03 2.10 0.80 
Median 4.03 7.70 2.82 
95th Percentile 28.02 74.25 12.48 
Chinese male adults GM 6.69 2.50 3.63 
5th percentile 0.73 0.35 0.35 
Median 5.20 1.83 2.96 
95th percentile 154 84.2 125 
Chinese female adults GM 15.9 3.06 8.94 
5th percentile 2.60 0.26 0.65 
Median 15.5 2.50 10.7 
95th percentile 242 74.9 125 
SexCompoundsMPPPEP
Male Tunisian adults GM 3.71 10.69 2.11 
5th percentile 1.45 2.22 1.13 
Median 0.02 13.02 1.58 
95th percentile 16.67 88.22 7.94 
Female Tunisian adults GM 4.51 9.02 2. 96 
5th percentile 1.03 2.10 0.80 
Median 4.03 7.70 2.82 
95th Percentile 28.02 74.25 12.48 
Chinese male adults GM 6.69 2.50 3.63 
5th percentile 0.73 0.35 0.35 
Median 5.20 1.83 2.96 
95th percentile 154 84.2 125 
Chinese female adults GM 15.9 3.06 8.94 
5th percentile 2.60 0.26 0.65 
Median 15.5 2.50 10.7 
95th percentile 242 74.9 125 

PP, propylparaben; EP, ethylparaben; MP, methylparaben; GM, geometric mean; percentile (95th).

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