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  • evidence
  • There is some evidence that known endocrine disruptors may affect the immune system and may also have some neurotoxicity although the mechanisms by which these effects may occur have not been elucidated. (europa.eu)
  • In our view, it is clear that the best criteria for identifying endocrine disrupters are those in option 3 of the executive's roadmap, using the definition from the World Health Organisation, with three categories (rankings based on the weight of evidence), similar to the current EU identification system for carcinogens, mutagens and reprotoxic compounds. (euractiv.com)
  • In a position statement published by the Endocrine Society, 8 the prevailing evidence and risks were presented. (endocrineweb.com)
  • hormone
  • Lower potency means that a greater amount of endocrine disruptor is required to elicit the same response of the hormone they mimic. (orst.edu)
  • But if the criteria finally proposed by European civil servants, and chosen by our national government officials, are not good at identifying the hormone disruptors to which we are exposed, and which pose a threat to our health and environment, our pioneering efforts will have ended in failure. (euractiv.com)
  • ICCVAM
  • ICCVAM's Interagency Endocrine Disruptor Working Group (EDWG), composed of scientists from ICCVAM member agencies, worked with the National Toxicology Program (NTP) Interagency Center for the Evaluation of Alternative Toxicological Methods (NICEATM) to carry out relevant evaluation activities following completion of the international validation study. (cosmeticsandtoiletries.com)
  • estrogens
  • For example, plant estrogens (also known as phytoestrogens) found in soybeans, cabbage, sesame seeds, red wine and other foodstuffs have been shown to have weak endocrine activity. (cosmeticsinfo.org)