Definition of plasticizer
: one that plasticizes; specifically : a chemical added especially to rubbers and resins to impart flexibility, workability, or stretchability
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They were produced from the 1920s to the 1970s and used in a range of industrial applications, including as pigments in paint and dyes, plasticizers in plastics and rubber, and components in electrical equipment.
Some chemicals of concern include estrogens from birth control pills, the plasticizer bisphenol A, and the herbicide atrazine.
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Medical Definition of plasticizer
: a chemical added especially to rubbers and resins to impart flexibility, workability, or stretchability
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