If you've decided you want to avoid toys with phthalates altogether, you still have plenty of options in the world of sex toys. Several companies, including Tantus ansd Vixen Creations, are producing high quality, very sexy dildos and vibes made of medical grade silicone. Oct 14, 2013 · 2. Stay away from these toy materials. Sex toys made of jelly-like rubber, vinyl or PVC usually contain phthalates. They also tend to be more porous than other toys Author: Elizabeth Nolan Brown.
Many of adult sex toys contain the same toxic substances that the European Union banned from use in children's toys. Greenpeace tested some of the toys and found that seven of the eight sex toys it had tested contained between 24 and 51 percent of phthalates. The chemicals in question are Phthalates, which are a family of chemical rubber softeners used in many sex toys. Phthalates can be found in all kinds of things such as plastic shower curtains or.
The sex toy review community and sex-positive toy shops are all buzzing about phthalates and how bad they are for you. Phthalates are found in many plastic items that have been chemically softened. The studies going around are saying that phthalate exposure can damage all sorts of organs, and can possibly cause cancer. By Dallas Schuster. On August 8, 2006, Greenpeace Netherlands and UK called on the European Union to ban all phthalates in sex toys. This set off a large debate among scientists, sex toy makers and sex toy users about just how harmful phthalates are, and whether they should be used in sex toys.