Endocrine Disruption

TEDX List of Potential Endocrine Disruptors



CAS # 72-20-8

Alternative Name

nendrine (South Africa)

Pesticide ingredient

Evidence Supporting This Chemical as an Endocrine Disruptor

Abalis IM, Eldefrawi ME, Eldefrawi AT. 1985. High-affinity stereospecific binding of cyclodiene insecticides and gamma-hexachlorocyclohexane to gamma-aminobutyric acid receptors of rat brain. Pesticide Biochemistry & Physiology 24(1):95-102.

Chernoff N, Kavlock RJ, Hanisch RC, Whitehouse DA, Gray JA, Gray LE Jr, Sovocool GW. 1979. Perinatal toxicity of endrin in rodents. I. Fetotoxic effects of prenatal exposure in hamsters. Toxicology 13(2):155-165.

Good EE, Ware GW. 1969. Effects of insecticides on reproduction in the laboratory mouse. IV. Endrin and dieldrin. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 14(1):201-203.

Grant BF, Mehrle PM. 1975. Endrin toxicosis in rainbow trout (Salmo gairdneri). Journal of the Fisheries Research Board of Canada 30(1):31-40.

Kojima H, Katsura E, Takeuchi S, Niiyama K, Kobayashi K. 2004. Screening for estrogen and androgen receptor activities in 200 pesticides by in vitro reporter gene assays using Chinese hamster ovary cells. Environ Health Perspect 112(5):524-531.

*Category References

Compendium of Pesticide Common Names (CPCN). [http://www.alanwood.net/pesticides/index_cn_frame.html].

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].