Nature reports that a scientist , Patricia Hunt has noted that mice in contact with two compounds used in cleaning homes offices and hospitals develop birth defects and reduced fertility. Two chemicals are quaternary ammonium compounds ADBAC (n-alkyl dimethyl benzyl ammonium chloride) and DDAC (didecyl dimethyl ammonium chloride) .
Similarly bisphenol A causes egg defects.
Here is a chance to develop a kind way to remove mice and possible rats from an environment.
Does this have implications for humans.
News ( 2008 ) Lab disinfectant harms mice fertility Nature vol 453, p 964
- Martin Eastwood