dimethyl phthalate

noun

di·​meth·​yl phthalate (ˌ)dī-ˌmeth-əl- How to pronounce dimethyl phthalate (audio)
: a colorless liquid ester C10H10O4 used chiefly as a plasticizer and insect repellent

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“Dimethyl phthalate.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/dimethyl%20phthalate. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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