Posts Tagged "DEHP"

Household Products Study (2012)

Many everyday products contain hormone disruptors and chemicals associated with asthma. To determine which consumer products might be contributing most to people’s exposure, Silent Spring Institute researchers tested a range of personal care, cleaning, and other products for chemicals associated with asthma and hormone disruption. They also sought to determine whether it was possible to…

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Food Packaging Study (2011)

Food Packaging Study (2011)

Silent Spring Institute researchers teamed up with the Breast Cancer Fund to investigate whether people’s body burdens of two hormone disrupting chemicals—bisphenol A, or BPA, and the phthalate DEHP—could be reduced by switching to a fresh food diet that avoids canned food and plastic food packaging. BPA, which appears in the lining of food cans,…

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