Exposure to polybrominated diphenyl ethers during pregnancy appears to be associated with impairments in executive function and poorer attention control in children whilst prenatal and postnatal exposure appears to cause hyperactivity and conduct problems

In May 2018 researchers from the USA and Canada published their review of the medical scientific literature to assess the effect of polybrominated diphenyl ethers on behaviour development in children. … Read more


Perchorlate, in large amounts, has the ability to interfere with thyroid function as it interferes with iodine uptake, and individuals exposed to excessive amounts of perchlorate for a long time … Read more


Phthalates are not a single chemical, there is an entire family of them and they do not behave in the same way.

Phthalates are plasticizers which are added to make … Read more