Plastics contain phthalates. These are substances added to plastic to increase their flexibility, durability and transparency. Many plastic household items such as food containers as well as toys, cleaning agents and personal care products contain elements of phthalates.

Studies now show an asslciation between exposure to phthalates and development of many chronic conditions like asthma, breast cancer, attention-deficit, hyperactivity disorder, Type2 diabetes, neuro-developmental disorders, low IQ, altered reproductive development and autism spectrum disoder.

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