Phthalates and Bisphenol A Allegedly Leach and Create Human Health Problems

Published: 14 May 2007
Category: Bisphenol A (BPA), Hormonal Changes, Packaging CONCERNS, Phthalates

The Seattle Times reports that studies have linked phthalates, reportedly used to make some baby toys, food containers and cling wraps, to a plethora of problems including lower sperm counts and smaller genitalia in males. According to the article, another plastics chemical, bisphenol A (BPA), can allegedly leach from polycarbonate plastic as well.

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