"Hitting back against claims that diethyl phthalate (DEP) poses serious health risks, the Fragrance Materials Association (FMA) declared the commonly used perfume ingredient safe.
In September, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) warned consumers to avoid exposure to the phthalate, which helps fragrances linger after application, citing animal studies indicating that it affects growth and food consumption.......
The FMA said the chemical profiles of different phthalate compounds differ significantly, which explains why the DEP is considered safe in Europe while the phthalates DBP and DEHP are banned in the continent."
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Have you ever been told by your doctor not to wear perfume during your pregnancy as it could be hazardous for your child?
In France, there are perfumes created especially for the purpose of being worn during one's pregnancy. Lyn Harris of Miller Harris also created Coeur d'Eté as a light subtle scent while she was pregnant and for her own usage.