Last year, Greenpeace tested some popular perfumes for hazardous ingredients, and they're at it again. Instinct by David Beckham has come under fire:
Beckham's fragrance was said to contain a banned substance called DEHP, a plasticiser used to soften plastics.
"In Greenpeace we don't think it's particularly masculine or sexy to sell a perfume containing the forbidden substance DEHP or substances under suspicion of causing harm to male reproductivity," Greenpeace biologist Henrik Pedersen said in a statement.
Read more at South Africa's Independent Online. You can read more about DEHP, "the most toxic form of phthalate", at The Providence Journal, or for more general information about the health hazards of fragrances, check out the Fragranced Products Information Network.