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National Report Advises Cumulative Risk Assessment of Phthalates

Article: National Report Advises Cumulative Risk Assessment of Phthalates

WASHINGTON, DC, December 18, 2008 (ENS) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency should examine whether combined exposures to chemicals known as phthalates could cause adverse health effects in humans, particularly to the male reproductive system, says a new report from the National Research Council. This analysis, called a cumulative risk assessment, is warranted, said the…