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Sex Toys and Phthalates: Risky or Not?

By Stacy Lloyd HERWriter
 
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Szabo, Liz. "Judge Upholds Congress' Ban on Toys With Certain Chemicals - ABC News." ABCNews.com - Breaking News, Latest News & Top Video News - ABC News. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Apr. 2012. http://abcnews.go.com/Health/WellnessNews/story?id=6821667&page=1

Silverberg, Cory. "Phthalates in Sex Toys – Health and Environmental Concerns." Sexuality - About Sexual Pleasure and Sexual Health. N.p., n.d. Web. 1 Apr. 2012. http://sexuality.about.com/od/sextoys/a/phthalates_sex.htm

Weiss, Stefanie Iris. "Stefanie Iris Weiss: The Nine Commandments of Eco-Sex: Getting It on the Green Way in 2011." Breaking News and Opinion on The Huffington Post. N.p., n.d. Web. 1 Apr. 2012. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/stefanie-iris-weiss/the-nine-commandments-...

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Reviewed April 12, 2012
by Michele Blacksberg RN
Edited by Jody Smith

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