Musk fragrances may be endocrine disruptors

New research published by Danish scientists suggests that synthetic polycyclic musks, used to make soaps and detergents smell sweet, may disrupt reproductive hormone signalling in fish. Scientists at Utrecht University found that the widely used fragrances AHTN and HHCB blocked the effect of natural oestrogens in tissue cultures and in live fish.1

Sorry you do not have access to this article. Please contact Customer Support at
or call 020 8267 8120