Aim of the webinar:
The aim of the webinar was to inform the audience with background on why DEHP is being replaced in blood bags, while giving an overview of the available alternatives along with the scientific data to support their usage and provide a status update on current regulations.
Level of education required:
Level 3 - Intermediate (practical application)
What prior knowledge is required?
We recommend reading the following two articles:
Recommendations for in vitro evaluation of blood components collected, prepared and stored in non-DEHP medical devices - to read the full article, click here.
The effect of the plasticizer di-2-ethylhexyl phthalate on the survival of stored RBCs - to read the full article, click here.
Scientists, blood bankers and transfusion practitioners.