What is Diisopropyl Phthalate?

  Diisopropyl Phthalate is a phthalate used as a plasticizer. Diisopropyl Phthalate is typically a mixture of chemical compounds consisting of various isononyl esters of phthalic acid.  The European Union has set a maximum specific migration limit from food contact materials of 9 mg/kg food for the sum of diisononyl phthalates and diisodecyl phthalates.  Diisopropyl Phthalate was listed as a substance 'known to the State of California to cause cancer' under Proposition 65 legislation on 2013-12-20.