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Researchers Find Two Metabolites Of Gasoline Additives In Humans

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September 20, 1999
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Chemical Industry Institute Of Toxicology
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Researchers in Sweden and the United States have identified two metabolites of the fuel oxygenate MTBE in humans. Other than tertiary butyl alcohol (TBA) these are believed to be the first metabolites of MTBE characterized in humans.

Researchers in Sweden and the United States have identified two metabolites of the fuel oxygenate MTBE in humans. Other than tertiary butyl alcohol (TBA) these are believed to be the first metabolites of MTBE characterized in humans. The research was a collaboration between CIIT and three Swedish institutes: the National Institute for Working Life, the Karolinska Institute (both in Solna), and University Hospital (Uppsala).


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