The snopes article is not very useful here: it is referring to the bottles breaking down over time and releasing DEHA into the contents.
The current worry is over a compound called bisphenol-A or BPA for short. Try doing a google search for “BPA plastic”.
The stuff is only supposed to leach out of certain types of plastic. Bottles and containers said to be free of both BPA and phthalates are the ones with numbers 2, 4 and 5 in the recycling triangle.
There is reputable science behind the idea that long term build-up can could cause reproductive problems in both men and women, based on studies of mice and rats.
AFAIRemember, all the plastics-industry-backed studies show no danger, and all the others say, “there could be a problem, give us lots more money so we can be more sure”.
Daily Telegraph article here. .