Reproductive Effects

No studies were located regarding reproductive effects in humans after oral exposure to boron. Animal studies demonstrated that boron can cause injury after intermediate and chronic exposure to the gonads in animals, especially the testes. Impaired spermatogenesis has been reported in rats administered 300 mg boron L as borax (44.7 mg boron kg day) in drinking water for 70 days (Seal and Weeth 1980), but no reproductive effects were evident in rats administered up to 6 mg boron L of borax (0.6...