Sign up to receive email updates, action alerts & health tips from EWG. [Privacy]

References

Greener School Cleaning Supplies: References

November 3, 2009

AAP (American Academy of Pediatrics). 2009. Managing Infectious Diseases in Child Care and Schools: A Quick Reference Guide, 2nd Ed. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics.

AOEC (Association of Occupational and Environmental Clinics). 2009. Asthmagen compilation - AEOC exposures codes.

Arif AA, Delclos GL, Serra C. 2009. Occupational exposures and asthma among nursing professionals. Occupational and environmental medicine 66(4): 274-278.

Arif AA, Delclos GL, Whitehead LW, Tortolero SR, Lee ES. 2003. Occupational exposures associated with work-related asthma and work-related wheezing among U.S. workers. American journal of industrial medicine 44(4): 368-376.

As You Sow v. The Valspar Corporation et al. 2008. Order Approving Settlement and Consent Judgment. Alameda County Superior Court, June 18, 2008.

ATSDR (Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry). 1995. Toxicological profile for diethyl phthalate (DEP): Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry.

ATSDR (Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry). 1997. Toxicological profile for di-n-octylphthalate (DNOP): Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry.

Auchus RJ, Rainey WE. 2004. Adrenarche - physiology, biochemistry and human disease. Clinical endocrinology 60(3): 288-296.

Babey SH, Hastert TA, Meng YY, Brown ER. 2007. Low-income Californians bear unequal burden of asthma. Policy brief (UCLA Center for Health Policy Research)(PB2007-1): 1-7.

Babey SH, Meng YY, Brown ER, Hastert TA. 2006. Nearly six million Californians suffer from asthma symptoms or asthma-like breathing problems. Policy brief (UCLA Center for Health Policy Research)(PB2006-5): 1-7.

Balch G, Metcalfe C. 2006. Developmental effects in Japanese medaka (Oryzias latipes) exposed to nonylphenol ethoxylates and their degradation products. Chemosphere 62(8): 1214-1223.

Barber LB, Lee KE, Swackhamer DL, Schoenfuss HL. 2007. Reproductive responses of male fathead minnows exposed to wastewater treatment plant effluent, effluent treated with XAD8 resin, and an environmentally relevant mixture of alkylphenol compounds. Aquatic toxicology (Amsterdam, Netherlands) 82(1): 36-46.

Barrett JR. 2006. Fertile grounds of inquiry: environmental effects on human reproduction. Environmental health perspectives 114(11): A644-649.

Barron T, Sutherland L. 1999. Environmentally preferable janitorial products: Issues and opportunities. P2: Pollution Prevention Review 9(4): 17-25.

Bernstein JA, Brandt D, Rezvani M, Abbott C, Levin L. 2009. Evaluation of cleaning activities on respiratory symptoms in asthmatic female homemakers. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 102(1): 41-46.

Butte W and Heinzow B. 2002. Pollutants in house dust as indicators of indoor contamination. Rev. Environ Contam Toxicol 175: 1-46.

CARB (California Air Resources Board). 2003. 1997 Consumer and Commercial Products Survey-Summary of Sales and Emissions (as of 3/21/00). Sacramento, CA. http://www.arb.ca.gov/consprod/regact/ccps/ccps.pdf

CARB (California Air Resources Board). 2008. Cleaning Products and Indoor Air Quality: Actions you can take to reduce exposures. Sacramento, CA. http://www.arb.ca.gov/research/indoor/cleaning_products_fact_sheet-10-20...

CARB (California Air Resources Board), CDHS (California Department of Health Services). 2004. Environmental Health Conditions in California's Portable Classrooms: California Air Resources Board, California Department of Health Services. http://www.arb.ca.gov/research/indoor/pcs/pcs.htm

CARB (California Air Resources Board), OEHHA (Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment). 1992. Final Report on the Identification of Formaldehyde as a Toxic Air Contaminant. http://oehha.ca.gov/air/toxic_contaminants/html/Formaldehyde.htm

CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention). 2005. National Report on Human Exposure to Environmental Chemicals. http://www.cdc.gov/exposurereport/

CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention). 2006. The State of Childhood Asthma, United States, 1980-2005. Advance Data from Vital and Health Statistics, Number 381, December 29, 2006.

CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention). 2008. Current Asthma Prevalence Percents by Age, United States: National Health Interview Survey, 2006: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics. http://www.cdc.gov/asthma/nhis/06/table4-1.htm

CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention). 2009. Technical Report for State and Local Public Health Officials and School Administrators on CDC Guidance for School (K-12) Responses to Influenza during the 2009-2010 School Year. http://pandemicflu.gov/professional/school/k12techreport.html

CDHS (California Department of Health Services). 2007. Glycol Ethers: Fact Sheet: California Department of Health Services, Occupational Health Branch, Hazard Evaluation System and Information Service (HESIS). http://www.dhs.ca.gov/ohb/HESIS/glycols.htm

CDPH (California Department of Public Health). 2009. CDPH Guidance for School (K-12) Responses to Influenza During the 2009-2010 School Year. August 24, 2009. (State of California-Health and Human Services Agency, California Department of Public Health, Center for Infectious Diseases). http://www.cdph.ca.gov/HealthInfo/discond/Pages/SwineInfluenzaSchools.aspx

CERHR (Center for the Evaluation of Risks to Human Reproduction). 2000. NTP-CERHR expert panel report on di-n-butyl phthalate (DBP), NTP-CERHR-DBP-00, National Toxicology Program Center for the Evaluation of Risks to Human Reproduction. http://cerhr.niehs.nih.gov/news/phthalates/report.html

Colon I, Caro D, Bourdony CJ, Rosario O. 2000. Identification of phthalate esters in the serum of young Puerto Rican girls with premature breast development. Environmental health perspectives 108(9): 895-900.

Cordier S, Bergeret A, Goujard J, Ha MC, Ayme S, Bianchi F, et al. 1997. Congenital malformation and maternal occupational exposure to glycol ethers. Occupational Exposure and Congenital Malformations Working Group. Epidemiology (Cambridge, Mass 8(4): 355-363.

de Groot AC, Frosch PJ. 1997. Adverse reactions to fragrances. A clinical review. Contact dermatitis 36(2): 57-86.

Deardorff J, Gonzales NA, Christopher FS, Roosa MW, Millsap RE. 2005. Early puberty and adolescent pregnancy: the influence of alcohol use. Pediatrics 116(6): 1451-1456.

Delclos GL, Gimeno D, Arif AA, Burau KD, Carson A, Lusk C, et al. 2007. Occupational risk factors and asthma among health care professionals. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 175(7): 667-675.

DeLeo VA, Suarez SM, Maso MJ. 1992. Photoallergic contact dermatitis. Results of photopatch testing in New York, 1985 to 1990. Archives of dermatology 128(11): 1513-1518.

Duty SM, Calafat AM, Silva MJ, Brock JW, Ryan L, Chen Z, et al. 2004. The relationship between environmental exposure to phthalates and computer-aided sperm analysis motion parameters. Journal of andrology 25(2): 293-302.

Duty SM, Calafat AM, Silva MJ, Ryan L, Hauser R. 2005. Phthalate exposure and reproductive hormones in adult men. Human reproduction (Oxford, England) 20(3): 604-610.

Duty SM, Silva MJ, Barr DB, Brock JW, Ryan L, Chen Z, et al. 2003. Phthalate exposure and human semen parameters. Epidemiology 14(3): 269-277.

EcoLogo. 2007. EcoLogo Program Certification Criteria Document: CCD-147, Hard Floor Care Products. February 2007. http://www.terrachoice-certified.com/en/seeourcriteria/details.asp?ccd_i...

EcoLogo. 2008. EcoLogo Program Certification Criteria Document: CCD-146, Hardsurface Cleaners. July 2008. http://www.terrachoice-certified.com/en/seeourcriteria/details.asp?ccd_i...

European Commission DG ENV. 2000. Towards the establishment of a priority list of substances for further evaluation of their role in endocrine disruption - Preparation of a candidate list of substances as a basis for priority setting. Final Report M0355008/1786Q/10/11/00. 10 November 2000.

European Commission DG ENV. 2007. Annex 9: Working list of 564 chemicals and literature source. In: Towards the establishment of a priority list of substances for further evaluation of their role in endocrine disruption - Preparation of a candidate list of substances as a basis for priority setting. Final Report M0355008/1786Q/10/11/00. 10 November 2000.

EPA (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency). 1991. Cost of Illness Handbook: Prepared for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, by Abt Associates, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

EPA (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency). 1999. Toxicological Review of Ethylene Glycol Monobutyl Ether (EGBE) (CAS No. 111-76-2) In Support of Summary Information on the Integrated Risk Information System. Washington, DC. http://cfpub.epa.gov/ncea/iris/index.cfm?fuseaction=iris.showQuickView&s...

EPA (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency). 2000. Glycol Ethers Hazard Summary. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Air Toxics Division. January 2000. http://www.epa.gov/ttn/atw/hlthef/glycolet.html

EPA (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency). 2003. Indoor Air Quality & Student Performance, Revised: 402-K-03-006. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Radiation and Indoor Air, Indoor Environments Division. http://www.epa.gov/iaq/schools/pdfs/.../iaq_and_student_performance.pdf

EPA (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency). 2005. IAQ Tools for Schools: Managing Asthma in the School Environment: EPA 402-K-05-002. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Air and Environment, Indoor Environments Division. August 2005. http://www.epa.gov/iaq/schools/asthma.html

EPA (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency). 2008. Child-Specific Exposure Factors Handbook. Washington, DC: EPA 600/R-06/096F. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, National Center for Environmental Assessment, Office of Research and Development. September 2008. http://cfpub.epa.gov/ncea/cfm/recordisplay.cfm?deid=199243

EWG (Environmental Working Group). 2008. Teen Girls' Body Burden of Hormone-Altering Cosmetics Chemicals: Environmental Working Group. http://www.ewg.org/reports/teens/

EWG (Environmental Working Group). 2009. Skin Deep: EWG's Cosmetic Safety Database. http://www.cosmeticsdatabase.com/about.php

Ferk F, Misik M, Hoelzl C, Uhl M, Fuerhacker M, Grillitsch B, et al. 2007. Benzalkonium chloride (BAC) and dimethyldioctadecyl-ammonium bromide (DDAB), two common quaternary ammonium compounds, cause genotoxic effects in mammalian and plant cells at environmentally relevant concentrations. Mutagenesis 22(6): 363-370.

Ferrer I, Furlong ET. 2002. Accelerated solvent extraction followed by on-line solid-phase extraction coupled to ion trap LC/MS/MS for analysis of benzalkonium chlorides in sediment samples. Analytical chemistry 74(6): 1275-1280.

Flanigan C. 2003. Sexual activity among girls under age 15: Findings from the National Survey of Family Growth. In: 14 and younger: The sexual behavior of young adolescents (Brown A, Flanigan C, eds). Washington, DC: The National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy, 57-64.

Gilliland FD, Berhane K, Rappaport EB, Thomas DC, Avol E, Gauderman WJ, et al. 2001. The effects of ambient air pollution on school absenteeism due to respiratory illnesses. Epidemiology (Cambridge, Mass 12(1): 43-54.

Golub MS. 2000. Adolescent health and the environment. Environmental health perspectives 108(4): 355-362.

Golub MS, Collman GW, Foster PM, Kimmel CA, Rajpert-De Meyts E, Reiter EO, et al. 2008. Public health implications of altered puberty timing. Pediatrics 121 Suppl 3: S218-230.

GPI (Green Purchasing Institute), GSI (Green Schools Initiative). 2009. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) About the Cost of Certified "Green" Cleaners.

Graber JA, Lewinsohn PM, Seeley JR, Brooks-Gunn J. 1997. Is psychopathology associated with the timing of pubertal development? Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 36(12): 1768-1776.

Graber JA, Seeley JR, Brooks-Gunn J, Lewinsohn PM. 2004. Is pubertal timing associated with psychopathology in young adulthood. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 43(6): 718-726.

Grandjean P, Landrigan PJ. 2006. Developmental neurotoxicity of industrial chemicals. Lancet 368(9553): 2167-2178.

Green Seal. 2008. GS-37 Green Seal Environmental Standard for Industrial and Institutional Cleaners, 4th Edition. http://www.greenseal.org/certification/gs37_iicleaners.cfm

Hauser R, Meeker JD, Singh NP, Silva MJ, Ryan L, Duty S, et al. 2007. DNA damage in human sperm is related to urinary levels of phthalate monoester and oxidative metabolites. Human reproduction 22(3): 688-695.

Huang PC, Kuo PL, Guo YL, Liao PC, Lee CC. 2007. Associations between urinary phthalate monoesters and thyroid hormones in pregnant women. Human reproduction 22(10): 2715-2722.

Hunt P. 2008. Lab disinfectant harms mouse fertility. Patricia Hunt interviewed by Brendan Maher. Nature 453(7198): 964.

IARC (International Agency for Cancer Research). 2004. Formaldehyde (Group 1). http://monographs.iarc.fr/ENG/Meetings/88-formaldehyde.pdf

Ibanez L, Potau N, Zampolli M, Street ME, Carrascosa A. 1997. Girls diagnosed with premature pubarche show an exaggerated ovarian androgen synthesis from the early stages of puberty: evidence from gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist testing. Fertility and sterility 67(5): 849-855.

Jaakkola JJ, Jaakkola MS. 2006. Professional cleaning and asthma. Current opinion in allergy and clinical immunology 6(2): 85-90.

Jansson T, Loden M. 2001. Strategy to decrease the risk of adverse effects of fragrance ingredients in cosmetic products. Am J Contact Dermat 12(3): 166-169.

Johansson T, Ritzen EM. 2005. Very long-term follow-up of girls with early and late menarche. Endocrine development 8: 126-136.

Kaltiala-Heino R, Kosunen E, Rimpela M. 2003a. Pubertal timing, sexual behaviour and self-reported depression in middle adolescence. Journal of adolescence 26(5): 531-545.

Kaltiala-Heino R, Marttunen M, Rantanen P, Rimpela M. 2003b. Early puberty is associated with mental health problems in middle adolescence. Social science & medicine (1982) 57(6): 1055-1064.

Kaltiala-Heino R, Rimpela M, Rissanen A, Rantanen P. 2001. Early puberty and early sexual activity are associated with bulimic-type eating pathology in middle adolescence. J Adolesc Health 28(4): 346-352.

Kamble S, Bharmal M. 2009. Incremental direct expenditure of treating asthma in the United States. J Asthma 46(1): 73-80.

Kaplowitz PB, Oberfield SE. 1999. Reexamination of the age limit for defining when puberty is precocious in girls in the United States: implications for evaluation and treatment. Drug and Therapeutics and Executive Committees of the Lawson Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society. Pediatrics 104(4 Pt 1): 936-941.

Karstadt ML. 2009. OMG! MSDSs N.G. Rx? The Pump Handle: A water cooler for the public health crowd. February 2, 2009. http://thepumphandle.wordpress.com/2009/02/02/omg-msdss-ng-rx/

Keegel T, Saunders H, LaMontagne AD, Nixon R. 2007. Are material safety data sheets (MSDS) useful in the diagnosis and management of occupational contact dermatitis? Contact dermatitis 57(5): 331-336.

Kousta E. 2006. Premature adrenarche leads to polycystic ovary syndrome? Long-term consequences. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 1092: 148-157.

Kunzli N, Lurmann F, Segal M, Ngo L, Balmes J, Tager IB. 1997. Association between lifetime ambient ozone exposure and pulmonary function in college freshmen--results of a pilot study. Environmental research 72(1): 8-23.

Main KM, Mortensen GK, Kaleva MM, Boisen KA, Damgaard IN, Chellakooty M, et al. 2006. Human breast milk contamination with phthalates and alterations of endogenous reproductive hormones in infants three months of age. Environmental health perspectives 114(2): 270-276.

Mazurek JM, Filios M, Willis R, Rosenman KD, Reilly MJ, McGreevy K, et al. 2008. Work-related asthma in the educational services industry: California, Massachusetts, Michigan, and New Jersey, 1993-2000. American journal of industrial medicine 51(1): 47-59.

Medina-Ramon M, Zock JP, Kogevinas M, Sunyer J, Basagana X, Schwartz J, et al. 2006. Short-term respiratory effects of cleaning exposures in female domestic cleaners. Eur Respir J 27(6): 1196-1203.

Medina-Ramon M, Zock JP, Kogevinas M, Sunyer J, Torralba Y, Borrell A, et al. 2005. Asthma, chronic bronchitis, and exposure to irritant agents in occupational domestic cleaning: a nested case-control study. Occupational and environmental medicine 62(9): 598-606.

Meeker JD, Calafat AM, Hauser R. 2007. Di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate metabolites may alter thyroid hormone levels in men. Environmental health perspectives 115(7): 1029-1034.

Meng YY, Babey SH, Hastert TA, Brown ER. 2007. California's racial and ethnic minorities more adversely affected by asthma. Policy brief (UCLA Center for Health Policy Research)(PB2007-3): 1-7.

Meng YY, Babey SH, Hastert TA, Lombardi C, Brown ER. 2008. Uncontrolled asthma means missed work and school, emergency department visits for many Californians. Policy brief (UCLA Center for Health Policy Research)(PB2008-2): 1-8.

Millqvist E, Lowhagen O. 1996. Placebo-controlled challenges with perfume in patients with asthma-like symptoms. Allergy 51(6): 434-439.

Mirabelli MC, Zock JP, Plana E, Anto JM, Benke G, Blanc PD, et al. 2007. Occupational risk factors for asthma among nurses and related healthcare professionals in an international study. Occupational and environmental medicine 64(7): 474-479.

Mullapudi S, Siletzky RM, Kathariou S. 2008. Heavy-metal and benzalkonium chloride resistance of Listeria monocytogenes isolates from the environment of turkey-processing plants. Applied and environmental microbiology 74(5): 1464-1468.

Myhrvold AN, Olsen E, Lauridsen O. 1996. Indoor Environment in Schools-Pupils' Health and Performance in regard to CO2 Concentrations. In: Indoor Air '96 The Seventh International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate. Nagoya, Japan, 369-371.

NAS (National Academy of Sciences). 1993. Pesticides in the Diets of Infants and Children. Washington DC: National Academy Press.

Nazaroff WW, Coleman BK, Destaillats H, Hodgson AT, Liu D-L, Lunden MM, et al. 2006. Indoor Air Chemistry: Cleaning Agents, Ozone and Toxic Air Contaminants: Prepared for the California Air Resources Board and the California Environmental Protection Agency.

Nazaroff WW, Weschler CJ. 2004. Cleaning products and air fresheners: Exposure to primary and secondary air pollutants. Atmospheric Environment 38: 2841-2865.

NCES (National Center for Education Statistics). 2007. Public School Principals Report on Their School Facilities: Fall 2005. January 2007. http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=2007007

Nicol AM, Hurrell AC, Wahyuni D, McDowall W, Chu W. 2008. Accuracy, comprehensibility, and use of material safety data sheets: a review. American journal of industrial medicine 51(11): 861-876.

NIOSH (National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health). 2004. Discussion: Work-Related Asthma. NIOSH Safety and Health Topic: Occupational Respiratory Disease Surveillance. http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/surveillance/ords/FeaturedDiscussion/ORD...

Norback D, Bjornsson E, Janson C, Widstrom J, Boman G. 1995. Asthmatic symptoms and volatile organic compounds, formaldehyde, and carbon dioxide in dwellings. Occupational and environmental medicine 52(6): 388-395.

NTP (National Toxicology Program). 2000. NTP Toxicology and Carcinogenesis Studies 2-Butoxyethanol (CAS NO. 111-76-2) in F344/N Rats and B6C3F1 Mice (Inhalation Studies). National Toxicology Program Technical Report Series 484: 1-290.

O'Neil SL, Barysh N, Setear SJ. 1985. Determining school programming needs of special population groups: a study of asthmatic children. The Journal of school health 55(6): 237-239.

OEHHA (Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment). 2007. Proposition 65 Maximum Allowable Dose Level (MADL) for Reproductive Toxicity for Di(n-butyl)phthalate (DBP). Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, Reproductive and Cancer Hazard Assessment Section. June 2007.

OEHHA (Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment). 2008. All OEHHA Acute, 8-hour and Chronic Reference Exposure Levels (chRELs) as on December 18, 2008. http://www.oehha.org/air/allrels.html

Preller L, Doekes G, Heederik D, Vermeulen R, Vogelzang PF, Boleij JS. 1996. Disinfectant use as a risk factor for atopic sensitization and symptoms consistent with asthma: an epidemiological study. Eur Respir J 9(7): 1407-1413.

Purohit A, Kopferschmitt-Kubler MC, Moreau C, Popin E, Blaumeiser M, Pauli G. 2000. Quaternary ammonium compounds and occupational asthma. International archives of occupational and environmental health 73(6): 423-427.

RAMP (Regional Asthma Management & Prevention). 2009. Breathing Easier: School Districts Make the Switch to Certified Green Cleaning Products. Oakland, CA. http://rampasthma.org/RAMP.GreenCleaningReport.4.09.pdf

Ries L, Melbert D, Krapcho M, Mariotto A, Miller B, Feuer E, et al. 2007. SEER Cancer Statistics Review, 1975-2004. Bethesda, MD: National Cancer Institute.

Rosenman KD, Reilly MJ, Schill DP, Valiante D, Flattery J, Harrison R, et al. 2003. Cleaning products and work-related asthma. Journal of occupational and environmental medicine / American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 45(5): 556-563.

Rudel RA, Camann DE, Spengler JD, Korn LR, Brody JG. 2003. Phthalates, alkylphenols, pesticides, polybrominated diphenyl ethers, and other endocrine-disrupting compounds in indoor air and dust. Environmental science & technology 37(20): 4543-4553.

Schreurs RH, Legler J, Artola-Garicano E, Sinnige TL, Lanser PH, Seinen W, et al. 2004. In vitro and in vivo antiestrogenic effects of polycyclic musks in zebrafish. Environmental science & technology 38(4): 997-1002.

Schreurs RH, Sonneveld E, van der Saag PT, van der Burg B, Seinen W. 2005a. Examination of the in vitro (anti)estrogenic, (anti)androgenic and (anti)dioxin-like activities of tetralin, indane and isochroman derivatives using receptor-specific bioassays. Toxicology letters 156(2): 261-275.

Schreurs RH, Sonneveld E, Jansen JH, Seinen W, van der Burg B. 2005b. Interaction of polycyclic musks and UV filters with the estrogen receptor (ER), androgen receptor (AR), and progesterone receptor (PR) in reporter gene bioassays. Toxicol Sci 83(2): 264-272.

Shaughnessy RJ, Haverinen-Shaughnessy U, Nevalainen A, Moschandreas D. 2006. A preliminary study on the association between ventilation rates in classrooms and student performance. Indoor air 16(6): 465-468.

Shendell DG, Prill R, Fisk WJ, Apte MG, Blake D, Faulkner D. 2004. Associations between classroom CO2 concentrations and student attendance in Washington and Idaho. Indoor air 14(5): 333-341.

Silverstein MD, Mair JE, Katusic SK, Wollan PC, O'Connell E J, Yunginger JW. 2001. School attendance and school performance: a population-based study of children with asthma. The Journal of pediatrics 139(2): 278-283.

Smedje G, Norback D, al. e. 1996. Mental performance by secondary school pupils in relation to the quality of indoor air. In: Indoor Air '96 The Seventh International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate. Nagoya, Japan.

Steingraber S. 2007. The Falling Age of Puberty: What we know, what we need to know: Breast Cancer Fund. August 2007. http://www.breastcancerfund.org/site/pp.asp?c=kwKXLdPaE&b=3266509

Swan SH, Main KM, Liu F, Stewart SL, Kruse RL, Calafat AM, et al. 2005. Decrease in anogenital distance among male infants with prenatal phthalate exposure. Environmental health perspectives 113(8): 1056-1061.

Tan L, Nielsen NH, Young DC, Trizna Z. 2002. Use of antimicrobial agents in consumer products. Archives of dermatology 138(8): 1082-1086.

Thune P, Jansen C, Wennersten G, Rystedt I, Brodthagen H, McFadden N. 1988. The Scandinavian multicenter photopatch study 1980-1985: final report. Photo-dermatology 5(6): 261-269.

USHR (United States House of Representatives). 1986. Neurotoxins: At Home and the Workplace: Report by the Committee on Science & Technology.

Wang RY, Needham LL, Barr DB. 2005. Effects of environmental agents on the attainment of puberty: considerations when assessing exposure to environmental chemicals in the National Children's Study. Environmental health perspectives 113(8): 1100-1107.

Wayne L. 2009. A Fight Grows Over Labels on Cleaning Products. New York Times (New York City) September 17, 2009.

Weitzman M, Klerman LV, Lamb G, Menary J, Alpert JJ. 1982. School absence: a problem for the pediatrician. Pediatrics 69(6): 739-746.

Woodruff TJ, Axelrad DA, Kyle AD, Nweke O, Miller GG, Hurley BJ. 2004. Trends in environmentally related childhood illnesses. Pediatrics 113(4 Suppl): 1133-1140.

WVE (Women's Voices for the Earth). 2007. Household Hazards: Potential Hazards of Home Cleaning Products. http://www.womenandenvironment.org/campaignsandprograms/SafeCleaning/Haz...

Zock JP, Kogevinas M, Sunyer J, Almar E, Muniozguren N, Payo F, et al. 2001. Asthma risk, cleaning activities and use of specific cleaning products among Spanish indoor cleaners. Scandinavian journal of work, environment & health 27(1): 76-81.

Zock JP, Plana E, Jarvis D, Anto JM, Kromhout H, Kennedy SM, et al. 2007. The use of household cleaning sprays and adult asthma: an international longitudinal study. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 176(8): 735-741.

Zoller U. 2006. Estuarine and coastal zone marine pollution by the nonionic alkylphenol ethoxylates endocrine disrupters: is there a potential ecotoxicological problem? Environment international 32(2): 269-272.