Prenatal Exposure to Glycol Ethers and Neurocognitive Abilities in 6-Year-Old Children: The PELAGIE Cohort Study

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Table 2. Concentrations of GE metabolites in urine samples of 204 pregnant women randomly selected from the PELAGIE mother–child cohort.
Urinary metabolites Standard for calibration Frequency of detection (%) Median (mg/L) Interquartile range
The limit of detection was 0.003 mg/L for all metabolites.
Methoxyacetic acid (MAA) Acros Organic 197 (97%) 0.062 (0.033–0.100)
Ethoxyacetic acid (EAA) Sigma Aldrich 191 (94%) 0.016 (0.010–0.027)
Ethoxyethoxyacetic acid (EEAA) A2S 185 (91%) 0.028 (0.010–0.079)
2-Butoxyacetic acid (BAA) Acros Organic 203 (100%) 0.042 (0.022–0.070)
Phenoxyacetic acid (PhAA) Dr Erhenstorfer 204 (100%) 0.390 (0.170–0.990)