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Definition of terms in product safety testing

  • Endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) — chemicals that are known to activate or inhibit estrogenic and/or androgenic (testosterone) responses in various species and can lead to adverse health effects.

    • Estrogenic activity (EA) — compounds that specifically mimic the naturally occurring hormone estrogen.

    • Androgenic activity (AA) — compounds that specifically mimic the naturally occurring hormone testosterone.

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