Phthalates

Phthalates: Soft plastic's hidden hazard

A CBC News article on the correlation between expectant mothers exposed to high levels of phthalates and smaller penis sizes and incompletely descended testicles of their male offspring. 

Phthalates Regulation

A Health Canada news release on regulations to restrict the use of six phthalates in toys and childcare articles.

Phthalates: Soft plastic's hidden hazard

A CBC News article on phthalates and their link to feminizing properties in humans, abdominal obesity and other health concerns. 

Phthalate Exposure in Pregnancy May Increase Preterm Birth Risk

A CBS News article on chemicals in plastic that may increase the chances of preterm birth. 

Do Phthalates in Nail Polish and Personal Care Products Pose Risks to Human Health?

An Organic Natural Health report on the dangers of dibutyl phthalate (DBP) and what products contain this chemical.