Endocrine Disruption

TEDX List of Potential Endocrine Disruptors

beta-carotene

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CAS # 7235-40-7

Categories*
Biogenic compound
Food additive
Household product ingredient
Personal care product/Cosmetic ingredient

Evidence Supporting This Chemical as an Endocrine Disruptor

Rosenberg RS, Grass L, Jenkins DJ, Kendall CWC, Diamandis EP. 1998. Modulation of androgen and progesterone receptors by phytochemicals in breast cancer cell lines. Biochemical & Biophysical Research Communications 248(3):935-939.

*Category References

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

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

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