Endocrine Disruption

TEDX List of Potential Endocrine Disruptors

2,2',4,5-tetrachlorobiphenyl

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CAS # 70362-47-9

Alternative Name

PCB-48

Category*
Industrial additive

Evidence Supporting This Chemical as an Endocrine Disruptor

Soto AM, Sonnenschein C, Chung KL, Fernandez MF, Olea N, Serrano FO. 1995. The E-SCREEN assay as a tool to identify estrogens: An update on estrogenic environmental pollutants. Environ Health Perspect 103 (Suppl. 7):113-122.

*Category References

CDPH. 1988. Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs). Fact Sheet. [http://www.cdph.ca.gov/programs/hesis/Documents/pcbs.pdf]

UNEP. 1999. Guidlines for the Identification of PCBs and Materials Containing PCB [http://www.chem.unep.ch/Publications/pdf/GuidIdPCB.pdf]

US EPA. 2012. Aroclor and other PCB mixtures. [http://www.epa.gov/osw//hazard/tsd/pcbs/pubs/aroclor.htm].

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