Web Date: August 22, 2014
Researchers Investigate Link Between Phthalates And Infertility
Exposure to phthalates, plasticizing agents that appear in products such as food packaging and cosmetics, has been linked to altered hormonal development and impaired fertility. But so far scientists have not determined exactly how the compounds might influence reproduction. Now a team of researchers has identified a potential mechanism: They find that exposure to certain phthalates is correlated with a biomarker for oxidative stress (Environ. Sci. Technol. 2014, DOI: . . .
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