Infants/Children

Behavior Issues in Boys Linked to Hormone Disrupting Chemicals

2017 Study links phthalates, bisphenol A (BPA) and triclosan, all known xenoestrogens, to neurodevelopmental disorders and behavior issues in boys.

Phthalate Exposure & Reduced Testosterone Levels in Boys

A PubMed abstract evidence that exposure to phthalates, chemicals found in soft plastics and personal care products, is associated with reduced androgen levels and associated disorders.

Phthalates & Genital Malformations in Baby Boys - US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

A report by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on the dangers of phthalates present to developing male fetuses - hypospadias, undescended testicles, testicular dysgenesis and more.

Phthalates & Autism Spectrum Disorders

A PubMed abstract on relationship between exposure to phthalates and autism.

Early Puberty in Girls Caused By BPA (Bisphenol A)

A PubMed abstract on a study that links the estrogenic effects of BPA as a contributing factor to precocious puberty (early puberty) in girls.

Phthalate Exposure and Children’s Health

Five studies from Asia, Europe, and the US suggest that childhood exposure to di-2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) and butylbenzyl phthalate (BBzP) may increase the risk of allergic diseases including asthma and eczema.

Childhood Hair Product Use and Earlier Puberty

An Annals of Epidemiology abstract on the correlation between hair products containing endocrine disrupting chemicals and early puberty.