Endocrine Disruption

TEDX List of Potential Endocrine Disruptors

trinitrotoluene

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CAS # 118-96-7

Alternative Names

TNT

2,4,6-trinitrotoluene

Category*
Byproduct/Intermediate/Reactant

Evidence Supporting This Chemical as an Endocrine Disruptor

Levine BS, Furedi EM, Gordon DE, Lish PM, Barkley JJ. 1984. Subchronic toxicity of trinitrotoluene in Fischer 344 rats. Toxicology 32(3):253-265.

Li Y, Jiang Q-G, Yao S-Q, Liu W, Tian G-J, Cui J-W. 1993. Effects of exposure to trinitrotoluene on male reproduction. Biomedical & Environmental Sciences 6(2):154-160.

*Category References

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].

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