Endocrine Disruption

TEDX List of Potential Endocrine Disruptors



CAS # 110-54-3

Alternative Name


Food additives and contact material
Household product ingredient
Industrial additive
Unconventional Oil and Gas

Evidence Supporting This Chemical as an Endocrine Disruptor

Nylén P, Ebendal T, Eriksdotter-Nilsson M, Hansson T, Henschen A, Johnson AC, Kronevi T, Kvist U, Sjöstrand NO, Höglund G, Olson L. 1989. Testicular atrophy and loss of nerve growth factor-immunoreactive germ cell line in rats exposed to n-hexane and a protective effect of simultaneous exposure to toluene or xylene. Arch Toxicol 63(4):296-307.

*Category References

Colborn T, Schultz K, Herrick L, Kwiatkowski C. 2014. An Exploratory Study of Air Quality near Natural Gas Operations. Hum Ecol Risk Assess 20(1):86-105.

Edwards PM, Young CJ, Aikin K, deGouw J, Dub WP, Geiger F, Gilman J, Helmig D, Holloway JS, Kercher J, et al. 2013. Ozone photochemistry in an oil and natural gas extraction region during winter: simulations of a snow-free season in the Uintah Basin, Utah. Atmos Chem Phys 13(17):8955-8971.

Maguire-Boyle SJ, Barron AR. 2014. Organic compounds in produced waters from shale gas wells. Environ Sci Process Impacts 16(10):2237-2248.

US Dept of Health & Human Services. Household Products Database.

US National Library of Medicine. Haz-Map.

US National Library of Medicine. Hazardous Substances Data Bank.