Thursday, February 28, 2013

Six Environmental Research Studies Reveal Critical Health Risks From Plastic




2008 — Exposure to Bisphenol A (BPA), phthalates and flame retardants (PBDEs) are strongly associated with adverse health effects on humans and laboratory animals - adverse reproductive and behavioral effects.

Changes in male reproductive organs in rats and humans related to fetal exposure to phthalates. 

Fetal exposure to BPA or PBDEs disrupts normal development of the brain and behavior in rats and mice. 

These chemicals are massively contaminating the oceans and causing harm to aquatic wildlife.

Six Environmental Research Studies Reveal Critical Health Risks From Plastic

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