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. The petition is here.
BELOW: FDA's classification of menstrual
cups in the Federal Register, 3 April 1979 &
26 Feb. 1980
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