Endocrine Disruption

TEDX List of Potential Endocrine Disruptors

benzophenone

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CAS # 119-61-9

Categories*
Biogenic compound
Byproduct/Intermediate/Reactant
Food additive
Household product ingredient
Personal care product/Cosmetic ingredient
Pesticide ingredient
Plastic/Rubber

Evidence Supporting This Chemical as an Endocrine Disruptor

Jobling S, Reynolds T, White R, Parker MG, Sumpter JP. 1995. A variety of environmentally persistent chemicals, including some phthalate plasticizers, are weakly estrogenic. Environ Health Perspect 103(6):582-587.

Kanayama T, Kobayashi N, Mamiya S, Nakanishi T, Nishikawa J. 2005. Organotin compounds promote adipocyte differentiation as agonists of the peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor [gamma]/retinoid X receptor pathway. Mol Pharmacol 67(3):766-774.

*Category References

US EPA. InertFinder. [http://iaspub.epa.gov/apex/pesticides/f?p=175:1:].

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

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