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Plasticizer At High Doses Disrupts Male Reproductive Function In Rats

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April 26, 1999
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Chemical Industry Institute Of Toxicology
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Research at CIIT indicates the plasticizer di(n-butyl)phthalate (DBP) at high doses disrupts a variety of reproductive functions in male rats when exposed in the womb during late gestation, a crucial time window for sexual development. The findings of Dr. Eve Mylchreest and her colleagues are reported in the latest issue of the journal Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology (Vol. 156, 81-95).

Research at CIIT indicates the plasticizer di(n-butyl)phthalate (DBP) at high doses disrupts a variety of reproductive functions in male rats when exposed in the womb during late gestation, a crucial time window for sexual development. The findings of Dr. Eve Mylchreest and her colleagues are reported in the latest issue of the journal Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology (Vol. 156, 81-95).


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Chemical Industry Institute Of Toxicology. "Plasticizer At High Doses Disrupts Male Reproductive Function In Rats." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1999/04/990426062903.htm (accessed April 19, 2014).

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