Perhaps the most egregiously understated threat to widespread public health is that of Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals (EDCs) on the human hormone system. There’s no way to really measure how common these chemicals are because they’re essentially found in everything from baby products to the clothes on your back.
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The main chemical pollutants that the study highlights is phthalates and BPAs, chemicals that are found in plastic and used in hundreds of consumer products including toy, clothing, and food packaging to hair sprays and paints.
Falling sperm counts and changes to sexual development are “threatening human survival” and leading to a fertility crisis. And chemicals like plastic and pesticides are to blame, which are found all sorts of household items, like food, clothing, cooking tools, hair and body products, etc.