Endocrine Disruption

TEDX List of Potential Endocrine Disruptors

borax

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CAS # 1303-96-4

Alternative Name

sodium tetraborate decahydrate

Categories*
Byproduct/Intermediate/Reactant
Flame retardant
Household product ingredient
Industrial additive
Medical/Veterinary/Research
Metal/Metallurgy
Personal care product/Cosmetic ingredient
Pesticide ingredient

Evidence Supporting This Chemical as an Endocrine Disruptor

Kassotis CD, Klemp KC, Vu DC, Lin CH, Meng CX, Besch-Williford CL, Pinatti L, Zoeller RT, Drobnis EZ, Balise VD, et al. 2015 in press. Endocrine-disrupting activity of hydraulic fracturing chemicals and adverse health outcomes after prenatal exposure in male mice. Endocrinology:en20151375; DOI: 10.1210/en.2015-1375.

Kassotis CD, Tillitt DE, Davis JW, Hormann AM, Nagel SC. 2014. Estrogen and androgen receptor activities of hydraulic fracturing chemicals and surface and ground water in a drilling-dense region. Endocrinology 155(3):897-907; DOI: 10.1210/en.2013-1697.

*Category References

US Dept of Health & Human Services. Household Products Database. [http://hpd.nlm.nih.gov/].

US National Library of Medicine. Haz-Map. [http://hazmap.nlm.nih.gov/index.php].

US National Library of Medicine. Hazardous Substances Data Bank. [http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/cgi-bin/sis/htmlgen?HSDB].

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