A reproductive toxin is a substance or agent that can cause adverse effects on the reproductive system. The toxic effects may include alterations to the reproductive organs and/or the endocrine system (which includes the thyroid and adrenal glands). These effects can occur in both men and women.
A number of reproductive toxins are chronic toxins that cause damage after repeated or long duration exposures and can have long latency periods. Women of childbearing potential should be especially careful when handling reproductive toxins. Pregnant women and women intending to become pregnant should seek the advice of their physician before working with known or suspected reproductive toxins.
A list of some reproductive and acute toxins can be found here.
Proposition 65 by the state of California also has a list of possible carcinogens and toxins
The following precautions should be taken when working with potentially toxic materials: