“Chemicals in everyday products including toothpaste, soap and sunscreen could be damaging men’s fertility, researchers warn.
For the first time, a study has directly linked common household chemicals with damage to human sperm.
The scientists said that the ‘ubiquitous’ chemicals may be contributing to widespread fertility problems in the Western world.”
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http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2625963/Chemicals-toothpaste-soap-childrens-plastic-toys-cause-male-infertility.html – Daily Mail, 12.5.2014, Fiona Macrae
Elizabeth Salter Green, director of chemical watchdog CHEM Trust, called for tougher regulations on these chemicals, adding: ‘The great worry is the ability of these chemicals to undermine fertilisation occurs at levels to which most men are regularly exposed.’