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Phthalates.

Phthalates.

Plasticisers are used to make a material like PVC softer and more flexible. They are small molecules that can dissolve into liquids that come into contact with them. Phthalates are a group of endocrine-disrupting chemicals. Endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) and potential EDCs are mostly man-made, found in various materials such as pesticides, metals, additives or contaminants in food, and personal care products. EDCs have been suspected to be associated with altered reproductive ...

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