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June 19, 1981

Nonoxynol 9 and Octoxynol

JAMA. 1981;245(23):2395. doi:10.1001/jama.1981.03310480015016

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An error occurred in the ORIGINAL CONTRIBUTION "Vaginal Spermicides and Congenital Disorders," published in the April 3 issue of The Journal (1981;245:1329-1333). On page 1331, Table 4, entry 2 under the heading "Mother's Exposure to Spermicide" should have read "Yes."

(This study did not implicate any particular brand name products; the vast majority of spermicidal products contain nonoxynol 9 and octoxynol. The study results apply to all spermicidal products containing nonoxynol 9 and octoxynol.)