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Document ID (ISN)112030
CIS number 11-0689
Year 2011
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Barbier G.
Title Report on endocrine disruptors, time for precaution
Original title Rapport sur les perturbateurs endocriniens, le temps de la précaution [in French]
Bibliographic information Direction de l'information législative et administrative (DILA), Edition La Documentation française, 29 quai Voltaire, 75007 Paris, France, July 2011, Internet document.
Internet access Perturbateurs_endocriniens.pdf [in French]
Abstract The increased incidence of certain hormone-dependant cancers (breast, prostate) and concerns with respect to human fertility are the subject of wide debate. Substances designated as being endocrine disruptors are strongly suspected of playing an important role. This report addresses the impact of these disruptors on the environment and on human health, as well as the means of managing these risks, both at the French and European levels, based on available scientific data.
Descriptors (primary) France; chemical products; limitation of exposure; role of government; endocrine effects
Descriptors (secondary) IARC; environmental pollution; stilbenes; kepone; bisphenol A; phthalates; hormones; breast cancer; prostatic cancer; substitution; prohibition of use; research; expectant mothers; nursing mothers; antifertility effects; report
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Exposure evaluation
Risk evaluation
Endocrine diseases