Endocrine Disruption

TEDX List of Potential Endocrine Disruptors



CAS # 8001-35-2

Alternative Name


Pesticide ingredient

Evidence Supporting This Chemical as an Endocrine Disruptor

Goldner WS, Sandler DP, Yu F, Shostrom V, Hoppin JA, Kamel F, LeVan TD. Hypothyroidism and pesticide use among male private pesticide applicators in the agricultural health study. Journal of occupational and environmental medicine/American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 2013 Oct;55(10):1171.

Haake J, Kelley M, Keys B, Safe S. 1987. The effects of organochlorine pesticides as inducers of testosterone and benzo[a]pyrene hydroxylases. Gen Pharmacol 18(2):165-169.

Hurst JG, Newcomer WS, Morrison JA. 1974. Some effects of DDT, Toxaphene and Polychlorinated Biphenyl on thyroid function in Bobwhite Quail. Poult Sci 53(1):125-133.

Scippo ML, Argiris C, Van De Weerdt C, Muller M, Willemsen P, Martial J, Maghuin-Rogister G. 2004. Recombinant human estrogen, androgen and progesterone receptors for detection of potential endocrine disruptors. Anal Bioanal Chem 378(3):664-669.

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.

Waritz RS, Steinberg M, Kinoshita FK, Kelly CM, Richter WR. 1996. Thyroid function and thyroid tumors in toxaphene-treated rats. Regul Toxicol Pharmacol 24(2 Part 1):184-192.

*Category References

Compendium of Pesticide Common Names (CPCN).

US National Library of Medicine. Haz-Map.

US National Library of Medicine. Hazardous Substances Data Bank.