Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals: Associated Disorders and Mechanisms of Action

  title={Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals: Associated Disorders and Mechanisms of Action},
  author={Sam De Coster and Nicolas A. van Larebeke},
  booktitle={Journal of environmental and public health},
The incidence and/or prevalence of health problems associated with endocrine-disruption have increased. Many chemicals have endocrine-disrupting properties, including bisphenol A, some organochlorines, polybrominated flame retardants, perfluorinated substances, alkylphenols, phthalates, pesticides, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, alkylphenols, solvents, and some household products including some cleaning products, air fresheners, hair dyes, cosmetics, and sunscreens. Even some metals were… CONTINUE READING
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