ACSH friend and author Jack Dini published a very informative article countering many fears regarding common substances found in plastics. The article, titled Don t fall victim to plastic leaching from items, was recently published in the Canada Free Press.
Maine s toxic chemicals likely to expand, based on science-free consumer concerns: hyper-precaution as usual. This goes way past even the hyper-precautionary federal Environmental Protection Agency.
Denmark s political agenda against endocrine disrupting phthalates brought to a halt by the authorities of the EU. Wiser heads prevail, unusual over there, but there is no solid evidence that phthalate plasticizers are harmful.
Survey says: the overwhelming majority of Ob-Gyns don t discuss toxic chemicals with moms-to-be. The activists spin: Most Ob docs are not up on these risks. Really? Maybe not as up as EWG!
Diisononyl Phthalate (DINP) is used in numerous household products to make them flexible or pliant. Numerous international scientific panels have concluded that the commercial use of DINP
Diisononyl Phthalate (DINP) was added to California's ever-growing Proposition 65 list of known carcinogens late last year. However, Elissa Sterry, VP for ExxonMobil s Intermediates
Anti-chemical and environmental groups must be in a reactive mood today. One of their meal tickets, BPA a component of polycarbonate plastic and epoxy resins which has been used for decades, most commonly as a sealant/liner for canned foods, has quietly been removed from the EPA list of chemicals of concern.
The period known as March Madness is almost over as the Kentucky men s and the Notre Dame women s basketball teams both prepare to take on UCONN. And of course, as with many major sporting
Here's a recap of the latest health news stories: The latest and lamest diet soda study, autism awareness up, not rates, and another false dig at phthalates.
Phthalates ¦. It s a good thing there aren t more days in the week, cause this could get awfully tiresome. But on March 21st (a Friday) those of us who were unfortunate enough to stumble upon Deborah Blum s piece A Plastic Threat to Male Fertility were treated to a world-classless tutorial on (of course) phthalates which come across as one of the most dangerous chemicals on earth if you believe any of this nonsense.
Plasticizer chemicals phthalates by name again found to be safe for infants and toddlers in toys. Also safe in sex toys, so that covers the entire age range, it would seem.