EDCs (Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals

Endocrine disruptors  are chemicals that can interfere with endocrine systems at certain doses. These disruptions can cause cancerous tumors, birth defects, and other developmental disorders. Any system in the body controlled by hormones can be derailed by hormone disruptors. Specifically, endocrine disruptors  may be associated with the development of learning disabilities, severe attention deficit disorder, cognitive and brain development problems deformations of the body that includes breast cancerprostate cancerthyroid and other cancers; sexual development problems such as feminizing of males or masculinizing effects on females, etc.

  • Xenoestrogens
  • Alkylphenols
  • Bisphenol A (BPA)
  • Bisphenol S (BPS)
  • Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane(DDT)
  • Polychlorinated biphenyls
  • Polybrominated diphenyl ethers
  • Phthalates
  • Perfluorooctanoic acid
  • Other suspected endocrine disruptors

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