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Prenatal exposure to pollution a culprit in obesity

Prenatal exposure to pollution a culprit in obesity

President signs bill that bans six toxic phthalates from children's products

President signs bill that bans six toxic phthalates from children's products

Lawmakers agree to ban use of phthalates in toys

Lawmakers agree to ban use of phthalates in toys

Lids on glass jars containing food under suspicion

Lids on glass jars containing food under suspicion

Baby products linked to raised chemicals levels in babies urine

Baby products linked to raised chemicals levels in babies urine

Baby lotions, powders and shampoos linked to higher levels of phthalates in infants

Baby lotions, powders and shampoos linked to higher levels of phthalates in infants

Shampoo damaging the environment

Shampoo damaging the environment

Exposure to phthalates linked to abdominal obesity and insulin resistance in adult males

Exposure to phthalates linked to abdominal obesity and insulin resistance in adult males

Christmas is coming and toys can be dangerous

Christmas is coming and toys can be dangerous

Survey shows lead, tobacco exposure may be down in U.S., but blood and urine samples, awash with chemicals

Survey shows lead, tobacco exposure may be down in U.S., but blood and urine samples, awash with chemicals

Sick infants in hospital intensive care units exposed to high levels of toxic phthalate

Sick infants in hospital intensive care units exposed to high levels of toxic phthalate

Pregnant women's exposure to phthalates has adverse effects on genital development in their male children

Pregnant women's exposure to phthalates has adverse effects on genital development in their male children

Dust collected from the homes of children with persistent allergic symptoms had higher levels of common chemical additives

Dust collected from the homes of children with persistent allergic symptoms had higher levels of common chemical additives

Softening agents in their home linked to asthma and allergies

Softening agents in their home linked to asthma and allergies

The Phthalate Esters Panel responds to claims about the health effects of phthalates

The Phthalate Esters Panel responds to claims about the health effects of phthalates

Mothercare, John Lewis and Argos worst stores in UK for dangerous chemicals

Mothercare, John Lewis and Argos worst stores in UK for dangerous chemicals

Plasticiser Phthalates connected with rising infertility rates

Plasticiser Phthalates connected with rising infertility rates