DEHP is a compound, made of PVC and is used as a softener in many products, including some medical devices like intermittent catheters. The use of DEHP in intermittent catheters can vary from one manufacturer to another but many of the new products on the market do not contain DEHP. The intermittent catheter packaging will have a label that indicates if the catheter contains DEHP.
Do intermittent catheters contain DEHP?
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