Briefs: dangerous sex toys

Sex toys contain dangerous amounts of plastic softeners (phthalates) which have been linked to birth defects and cancers, according to research by Greenpeace Nederland. Seven out of eight sex aids tested contained the chemicals, including DEHP, which has been banned in children’s toys.

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