IHS Chemical Week

People & Business :: Reach

Study: Chemical 'Cocktail' Causing Birth Defects

9:50 AM MDT | May 26, 2009 | Alex Scott

ChemTrust (London), an environmental group, has published a study concluding that hormone disrupting chemicals in consumer products cause health problems in baby boys and men. The report, “Male Reproductive Health Disorders and the Potential Role of Exposure to Environmental Chemicals,” is written by Richard Sharpe, professor of the Medical Research Council (MRC; Edinburgh, U.K.).   The report highlights that animal studies “have established beyond doubt” that certain hormone disrupting chemicals, in particular testosterone disrupting...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Not an IHS Chemical Week subscriber yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • 31 issues of Chemical Week magazine a year in print or digital format
  • Real time news and analysis on chemweek.com 
  • 20+ years of online archives
  • Topical e-newsletters that capture the most impactful events
  • Special issues with a regional or company focus
  • Global Outlook issue

Subscribe now


contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2015 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa