And read comments from people who have used a cup.
Do cups cause endometriosis? Not enough
evidence, says the FDA.
Do menstrual cups cause endometriosis?
In 2003, Armand Lione, Ph.D., president of Associated Pharmacologists
and Toxicologists, petitioned the American Food and Drug Administration
to revoke the approval for the marketing of menstrual cups because he thought
there was a high likelihood that they caused endometriosis. The FDA disagreed,
writing that there was insufficient evidence. Read the FDA's response, below;
the petition is here.
BELOW: Response from the FDA.
(FDA's classification of menstrual cups in the
Federal Register, 3 April 1979 & 26 Feb. 1980)
NEXT: FDA's classification
of menstrual cups in the Federal Register, 3 April 1979 &
26 Feb. 1980 - Read more about menstrual product
safety. Read about the history
of menstrual cups. Read comments from people who have used a cup.
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