Phthalates: Part 2/2


#Phthalates are also found in plastic products such as toys, shower curtains, medical tubing, car upholstery, food packaging & affect kids health >> people are exposed to phthalates every day. Find out more http://bit.ly/2CUZlqU #ProtectKidsHealth


Ways that #kids health can be affected by #phthalate exposure: disrupting the body’s natural hormones and impairing brain development. Phthalates are esp harmful during #pregnancy when they can disrupt fetal development.


Researchers found that phthalates were associated with hyperactivity, impulsivity, and attention problems in male children. Click to learn more about phthalates and their association with disease. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26108271 #ProtectKidsHealth