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Publications

Our research has led to several publications in prestigious academic journals.

Rochon Ford A, Scott DN. (2017) A Critique of Risk Disclosure as the Solution for Minimizing Toxic Exposures in Pregnancy: The Case of Nail Salon WorkersNEW SOLUTIONS: A Journal of Environmental and Occupational Health Policy. 27:51.

Scott DN, Haw J, Lee R. (2017) Wannabe Toxic-Free? From Precautionary Consumption to Corporeal Citizenship 26:2. Environmental Politics 322-342 (published online 2016).

Wada K, de Vrijer B, Hales BF, Nisker J. (2016) Implications of Applying Minimal Risk Standards in Clinical Research to Information Provision in Prenatal and Pre-conception Care. J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 38:965.

Erythropel HC, Shipley S, Börmann A, Nicell JA, Maric M, Leask RL. (2016) Designing green plasticizers: Influence of molecule geometry and alkyl chain length on the plasticizing effectiveness of diester plasticizers in PVC blends. Polymer. 89:18.

Feng Y-L, Liao X, Grenier G, Nguyen N and Chan P. (2015) Determination of 18 Phthalate Metabolites in Human Urine Using Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry Equipped with a Core-Shell Column for Rapid Separation. Anal Methods. 7:8048.

Ashley JM, Hodgson A, Sharma S, Nisker J. (2015) Pregnant women’s navigation of information on everyday household chemicals: phthalates as a case study. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 15:312. doi: 10.1186/s12884-015-0748-0.

Nardelli TC, Erythropel HC, Robaire B. (2015) Toxicogenomic screening of replacements for di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) using the immortalized TM4 Sertoli cell line. PLOS One. 10(10):e0138421. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0138421.

Erythropel HC, Brown T, Maric M, Nicell JA, Cooper DG, Leask RL. (2015) Designing greener plasticizers: Effects of alkyl chain length and branching on the biodegradation of maleate based plasticizers. Chemosphere, 134:106. Award Winning Publication (Hanno Christian Erythropel, Award winner of the Fonds Nature et technologies — January 2016).

Wada K, Nisker J. (2015) Implications of the concept of minimal risk in research on informed choice in clinical practice. J Med Ethics. 41:804. doi: 10.1136/medethics-2014-102231.

Cattapan A, Mykitiuk R, Pioro M. (2015) Notions of Reproductive Harm in Canadian Law: Addressing Exposures to Household Chemicals as Reproductive Torts. Canadian Journal of Comparative and Contemporary Law. 1:79-136.

Erythropel H, Maric M, Nicell J, Leask R, Yargeau V (2014) Leaching of the plasticizer di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP) from plastic containers and the question of human exposure. Applied microbiology and biotechnology: 1-15 doi: 10.1007/s00253-014-6183-8

Sharma S, Ashley JM, Hodgson A, Nisker J. (2014) Views of pregnant women and clinicians regarding discussion of exposure to phthalate plasticizers. Reprod Health. 11:47. doi: 10.1186/1742-4755-11.

Erythropel HC, Dodd P, Leask RL, Maric M, Cooper DG. (2013) Designing green plasticizers: Influence of alkyl chain length on biodegradation and plasticization properties of succinate based plasticizers. Chemosphere. 91:358-65. doi 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2012.11.061.

Segura PA, Kaplan P, Erythropel HC, Yargeau V. (2012) Comparative rapid toxicity screening of commercial and potential green plasticizers uging bioluminescent bacteria. Industrial and Engineering Chemical Research. 51:11555-60. doi: 10.1021/ie300875g.

Kastner J, Cooper DG, Maric M, Dodd P, Yargeau V. (2012) Aqueous leaching of di-2-ethylhexyl phthalate and "green" plasticizers from poly(vinyl chloride). Science of The Total Environment. 432:357-64. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2012.06.014.

Butler J, O'Brien P, Crain S, Yargeau V. (2012) Determination of DEHP in Culture Media by GC-MS/Ms Using PCI Ammonia. Thermo Application Note # 52282.

Piché CD, Sauvageau D, Vanlian M, Erythropel HC, Robaire B, Leask RL. (2012) Effects of di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate and four of its metabolites on steroidogenesis in MA-10 cells. Ecotoxicol Environ Saf. 79:108-15. doi: 10.1016/j.ecoenv.2011.12.008.

Erythropel HC, Maric M, Cooper DG. (2012) Designing green plasticizers: influence of molecular geometry on biodegradation and plasticization properties. Chemosphere. 86:759-66. doi: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2011.10.054.

Shi G, Cooper DG, Maric M. (2011) Poly(ε-caprolactone)-based "Green" Plasticizers for Poly (vinyl chloride). Polym Degrad Stab. 96:1639-47. doi: 10.1016/j.polymdegradstab.2011.06.007.

 

Other related articles

State of the science of endocrine disrupting chemicals - 2012. An assessment of the state of the science of endocrine disruptors prepared by a group of experts for the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and WHO. Click here to download the report.

Endocrine disruptors in the healthcare sector: Are there reasons for concern? prepared by Health Care Without Harm. October 2013. Click here to download the leaflet.

Reproduction: Special issue on Endocrine Disruptors. April 2014; 147 (4).

Prenatal Phthalate Exposures and Anogenital Distance in Swedish Boys.Click here to download the PDF.

Harley KG, Kogut K, Madrigal DS, Cardenas M, Vera IA, Meza-Alfaro G, She J, Gavin Q, Zahedi R, Bradman A, Eskenazi B, Parra KL. Reducing Phthalate, Paraben, and Phenol Exposure from Personal Care Products in Adolescent Girls: Findings from the HERMOSA Intervention Study. Environ Health Perspect; DOI:10.1289/ehp.1510514.