Phthalates, plastics, gender benders

Published: 30 May 2005
Category: Hormonal Changes, Packaging CONCERNS, Phthalates reports that the findings found in a study published in the online edition of Environmental Health Perspectives, are the first to “support the hypothesis that prenatal phthalate exposure at environmental levels can adversely affect male reproductive development in humans”, the authors state.

This new study, according to the article, indicates that the “exposure to normal levels of phthalates may have a similar effect on humans.”

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