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Study Warns of Dangerous Chemicals in Baby Products

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Baby lotions, powders, and shampoos may expose infants and young children to chemicals that have been linked with possible reproductive problems later in life, a small study suggests.

 Phthalates, the chemicals in question, are used to stabilize fragrances and make plastics flexible. They are found in many ordinary products including cosmetics, toys, vinyl flooring, and medical supplies.

In the small study, they were found in the urine of babies who had recently been shamppoed, powdered, or lotioned with baby products. The elevated levels may have a correlation with reproductive problems later in life. They’ve also been linked to cancer.

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