What Are Phthalates & What Are They In?
What the Experts Say
"Phthalate esters, used in the production of various plastics (including PVC), are among the most common industrial chemicals. Their ubiquity in the environment and tendency to bioconcentrate in animal fat are well known. Recently, it has been suggested that environmental estrogens may be etiological agents in several human diseases, including disorders of the male reproductive tract and breast and testicular cancers. "-http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1519124/