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Phthalates: What's the deal? Part 1/2

#Phthalates are #chemicals that affect children’s health, they can be found in personal care products: shampoo, perfume, makeup, & lotion. Such widespread use means that people are exposed to them every day. Find out more #ProtectKidsHealth

Exposure to phthalates during pregnancy may be associated with increased oxidative stress biomarkers. These increased levels can lead to preeclampsia, intrauterine growth restriction, and other pregnancy outcomes.

Children’s Centers’ research on chemicals commonly found in consumer products have found growing evidence that link #BPA, #PBDEs, and #phthalates to neurobehavioral problems, obesity and reproductive effects #ProtectKidsHealth


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