Table 5 Quantification of plasticizer (Tris(2-ethylheyl) trimellitate: TOTM) in Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) and PVC coextruded tubings and plasticizer migration assay (n = 3, mean ± standard error of mean).

From: Impact of alternative materials to plasticized PVC infusion tubings on drug sorption and plasticizer release

Infusion tubingsPercentage of TOTM in PVC (% w/w)Quantity of TOTM released per cm² of tubing after 24 h (µg/cm²)
PVC48.04 ± 7.3911.45 ± 0.09
PVC/PE50.35 ± 1.923.17 ± 0.01
PVC/PU46.14 ± 1.907.57 ± 0.43
PVC/SEBS42.41 ± 2.695.39 ± 0.15