According to the Environmental Working Group study on consumer advocacy, shows the ‘secret’ formula to create the scent of cologne can damage sperm quality.
Researchers analyzed the chemical composition of 17 perfume and cologne which is on the market. They found that many deodorant products contains compounds that affect human reproductive hormones. Compounds chemical solvents, diethyl phthalate (DEP) were found in 12 products. The findings of Harvard University in 2006 showed that phthalate compounds related to the damage of sperm and reduced male fertility.
The researchers also found that DEP is one of 12 chemical compounds inside the cologne which could affect the male hormones. In one of famous cologne label, the researchers found that it contains seven compounds that interact with estrogen and androgen (male and female hormones). (more…)
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