EPA Releases Endocrine Screening List | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 91 Issue 25 | p. 28 | Concentrates
Issue Date: June 24, 2013

EPA Releases Endocrine Screening List

Department: Government & Policy
News Channels: Environmental SCENE
Keywords: endocrine disrupter, pesticide, drinking water, EPA

EPA has finalized a list of 109 chemicals for inclusion in its Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program. The list is the second group of chemicals required to undergo screening for their potential to affect estrogen, androgen, and thyroid hormones. The chemicals include drinking water contaminants and pesticide active ingredients. EPA is currently evaluating data submitted by manufacturers for the first group of 67 chemicals, which are mostly pesticides. The agency is also evaluating . . .

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