European Plasticisers Responds

European Plasticisers comments on recent publications by Radke et al (2018) and Bornehag et al (2018)

In the past weeks, two publications by Radke et al (2018) “Phthalate exposure and male reproductive outcomes: A systematic review of the human epidemiologic evidence”, and by Bornehag et al (2018)...

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Response to stories about increased levels of phthalates linked to eating out

A recent US study claiming that eating out may lead to increased levels of phthalates has been extensively featured in publications all over the world. We believe it is crucial to explain that: F...

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Response to stories about chemicals released into water from washing machines

Articles published on 11 August 2016 in The Sun, Daily Mail and Telegraph reported about a study from the University of Toronto claiming that clothing can trap certain chemicals – including phthalat...

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Response to EurActiv’s article on endocrine disruptors linked to infertility

On 11 April 2016, EurActiv published the article “Endocrine disruptors’ link to infertility confirmed”. ECPI would like to point out that the reliability of the study by A. Hunt et al publish...

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Response to articles on plastic microbeads used in cosmetics

The Guardian has recently published articles about the use of plastic microbeads in cosmetics mentioning a number of phthalate plasticisers. There are a couple of points ECPI would like to clarify....

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