~ http://www.aol.com.au/news/story/IV-tube-chemical-linked-to-preemie-liver-woes/2351067/index.html ~
which highlights the problems associated with phthalates in IV tubing in hospitals, and more specifically in premmies IV tubes. If you have watched the documentary "The disappearing Male" you will have noticed it mentioned in there also. I've written to the Australian Medical Association for their opinion on this, as some hospitals in Canada and the US are already banning phthalate containing IV tubing in hospitals, and for a list of hospitals who do not use phthalates in their IV tubes. If anyone else is interested in writing and asking them also, let me know.