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Dirty Dozen List of Endocrine Disruptors from the Environmental Working Group (EWG)

Originally posted on DES Daughter Network:

The Environmental Working Group and the Keep A Breast Foundation released a guide to educate consumers about some of the most problematic hormone-altering chemicals that people are routinely exposed to. EWG, known for creating the popular and widely used list of the most pesticide-contaminated fresh produce, partnered with KAB to develop the Dirty Dozen list of endocrine disruptors to highlight the prevalence of these toxic chemicals, how they affect our health and simple ways to avoid them.


12 Hormone-Altering Chemicals and How to Avoid Them

Twelve Hormone-Altering Chemicals and How to Avoid Them

  1. Bisphenol-A (BPA)
  2. Dioxin
  3. Atrazine
  4. Phthalates
  5. Perchlorate
  6. Fire retardants
  7. Lead
  8. Arsenic
  9. Mercury
  10. Perfluorinated chemicals
  11. Organophosphate pesticides
  12. Glycol ethers

More information and how to avoid them:

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