Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, August 25th, 2002
The groups contracted with a major national laboratory to test 72 name-brand, off-the-shelf beauty products for the presence of phthalates, a large family of industrial chemicals linked to birth defects in the male reproductive system. The lab found phthalates in 52 of the 72 products tested - or 72%. Only one of the products listed...
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