Male occupational reproductive hazards.

  title={Male occupational reproductive hazards.},
  author={M Donald Whorton},
  journal={The Western journal of medicine},
  volume={137 6},
Studies assessing reproductive function among male workers were rare in the United States before the discovery of sterility and infertility in 1977 among employees of a pesticide formulating plant in central California. Subsequently, the etiologic agent, dibromochloropropane (DBCP), has been shown in numerous studies of humans and animals to produce similar effects. While studies on the influence of workplace exposures to various chemicals on reproductive function have proliferated during the… CONTINUE READING