Phthalate exposure and male infertility.

  title={Phthalate exposure and male infertility.},
  author={G. Latini and Antonio Del Vecchio and Marika Massaro and Alberto Verrotti and Claudio De Felice},
  volume={226 2-3},
Phthalates have been used as additives in industrial products since the 1930s, and are universally considered to be ubiquitous environmental contaminants. The general population is exposed to phthalates through consumer products, as well as diet and medical treatments. Animal studies showing the existence of an association between some phthalates and testicular toxicity have generated public and scientific concern about the potential adverse effects of environmental changes on male reproductive… CONTINUE READING