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Re: Endocrine Disruptors



Kirsten, et. al.

The lists of chemicals at several of the sites posted is a good start. 
What would be particularly useful for consumers is a list of common
applications, products, etc., to make the issue tangible. 

Kirsten Sinclair Rosselot wrote:
> 
> If you go to Scorecard's site at
> http://scorecard.org/health-effects/chemicals.tcl?
> full_hazard_name=Endocrine%20Toxicity&all_p=t,
> you'll find a list of suspected endocrine
> disruptors.  There isn't an official list of
> known disruptors.  The sources ED used to place
> the compounds on their list are described at
> http://scorecard.org/health-
> effects/explanation.tcl?short_hazard_name=endo
> 
> I'll be interested to hear what you come up
> with.  I'm helping to develop a website for NRDC
> where people will enter information about the
> cleansers and pesticides they use in their home
> in order to obtain a personal quantitative
> chronic toxicity rating based on their choices.
> The site will include guidance on making product
> choices that will lower the home's chronic
> toxicity rating.  I'm relying partly on MSDSes
> for ingredient information -- it's a mess.  It
> seems to me that the MSDS regs are only loosely
> observed.
> 
> ---- Original message ----
> >Date: Thu, 15 Aug 2002 10:24:21 -0400
> >From: "David  Herb" <herbdw@michigan.gov>
> >Subject: Endocrine Disruptors
> >To: <p2tech@great-lakes.net>
> >
> >If anyone can provide a link to a list of
> specific chemicals that are
> >either known or suspected endocrine disruptors,
> I would be most
> >grateful.  I am attempting to address a concern
> that various aqueous
> >cleaners contain endocrine disruptors (such as
> nonylphenol) in
> >concentrations below the 1% level requiring
> disclosure on the Material
> >Safety Data Sheet.  Sincerely,
> >
> >
> >
> >David Herb
> >Environmental Engineer
> >Pollution Prevention Section
> >MDEQ - Environmental Assistance Division
> >Constitution Hall
> >1st Floor, North Tower
> >525 West Allegan
> >P.O. Box 30457
> >Lansing, MI 48909-7957
> >
> >Phone: 517-241-8176
> >Fax: 517-241-7966
> >Email: herbdw@michigan.gov
> >
> >MDEQ - Environmental Assistance Center 800-662-
> 9278
> >MDEQ - EAD Website
> http://www.deq.state.mi.us/ead/
> >
> >
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