Regulators exposed due to EDC criteria delay

Czech chemical company fights ECHA’s finding that DEHP should be identified as an endocrine disruptor in the environment

DEHP affected reproductive function in female mice

Prenatal exposure to diethylhexyl phthalate increased male-to-female sex ratio, altered ovarian morphology and caused some breeding abnormalities

Experts discussed phthalates in food

Conference hosted by news provider Food Production Daily highlighted that dietary changes may not be effective to lower phthalate exposure

Autistic features linked to prenatal exposure to EDC mixture

Research on mixture toxicity of phthalates and polybrominated diphenyl ethers presented at Endocrine’s Society annual meeting

Effects of phthalates on reproductive function in young Swedish men

Swedish researchers find link between prenatal exposure to DEHP and DiNP and lower semen volume in adolescent males

Interventions reduced phthalate exposure in Taiwanese girls

New study develops and successfully implements intervention strategies for reducing exposure to phthalates

Review on neurotoxic potential of phthalates

Canadian researchers review research on effects of phthalates on brain structure and function

DEHP may alter male genital development

Prenatal DEHP exposure linked to shorter distance between anus and genitals in boys, shorter anogenital distance may signal reproductive issues later in life

Effects of non-persistent chemicals on human sex selection

Paternal BPA and select phthalate metabolites associated with an excess of female births, contrary shown for maternal preconception exposure

Phthalates: how safe are they?

The Guardian reports on human exposure to phthalates