Q: 96 (CAPF/2012)

In most of the children’s toys, a toxic chemical remains present. In this respect, which among the following statements is/are correct?
1. The name of the toxic element is phthalates which are esters of phthalic acid.
2. They are mainly used as plasticizers, i.e., substances added to plastics to increase their flexibility and longevity.
3. They are easily released into environment because there is no covalent bond between the phthalates and plastics in which they are mixed.
Select the correct answer using the code given below.
question_subject: 
Science
question_year: 
2012
question_exam: 
CAPF
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