Study Finds that Plastics Chemicals Adversely Affect Boys More

Published: 21 June 2007
Category: Bisphenol A (BPA), Cancer link & plastic packaging, Hormonal Changes, Packaging CONCERNS, Phthalates

According to Canadian Television (, new research conducted by the Canadian Partnership for Children’s Health and Environment has found that boys are more susceptible to health problems (including asthma, cancer, learning and behavioral problems, and birth defects) from environmental pollutants than girls. Research also found that some environmental toxins, such as the plastics’ chemicals phthalates and bisphenol A, might be more harmful in small concentrations than previously thought, especially for males still in the womb.

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