Organophosphate flame retardants linked to eye damage and infertility

TDCPP, common in household dust, is toxic to the human cornea and high levels of other organophosphates reduce fertility, researchers say

Household dust containing TDCPP could damage the cornea, research suggests. Photograph: 8thstar GFDLA commonly-used organophosphate flame retardant (PFR) may damage eyesight, according to a Sino-American research group. Separate research has found a strong indication that the same family of compounds is harmful to human fertility.

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