chemical Class

Phenols


Chemicals in the class:

4-tert-Octylphenol, Nonylphenol, Triclosan

Found in these people:

Michael Lerner, Sharyle Patton, Charlotte Brody, Jessica Assaf, Erin Schrode, Asta Haman-Dicko, Hope Atkins, Rizza Alcaria, Alex Wells, Anonymous Teen 9, Anonymous Teen 20, Emma Spencer, Christa Heffron, Natalie Klapper, Sydney Blankers, Anonymous Teen 11, Sarah Oswald, Caroline Burlingame, Laurie Mittelmann, Monica Paulson, Linda Loi, Donalin Cazeau, Jenny Gilbertson, Anonymous Adult 2, Anonymous Adult 3, Anonymous Adult 4, Anonymous Adult 6, Anonymous Teen 1, Anonymous Adult 9, Anonymous Adult 12, Anonymous Adult 13, Anonymous Adult 11, Anonymous Adult 10, Anonymous Adult 14, Anonymous Adult 15, Anonymous Adult 16, Anonymous Adult 17, Anonymous Adult 18, Anonymous Adult 20, Anonymous Adult 21

Found in these locations:

Bolinas, CA; Round Hill, VA; San Rafael, CA; Ross, CA; San Leandro, CA; Tuolumne, CA; Manteca, CA; Washington, DC; Austin, TX; Winchester, MA; Portland, OR; San Francisco, CA; Belmont, CA; Los Angeles, CA; Palm Beach Gardens, FL; Langhorne, PA; North Caldwell, NJ; University Place, WA; Dorchester, MA; Novato, CA; Chicago, IL; Newton, MA; New York, NY; Atlanta, GA; Mountain View, CA; Stanford, CA; Palo Alto, CA; Berkeley, CA; Alamo, CA; Fallbrook, CA





Phenols

Phenols has been found in 45 of the 58 people tested in EWG/Commonweal studies.

Top health concerns for Phenols (References)

health concern or target organ weight of evidence
Endocrine systemlimited

Other health concerns for Phenols (References)

health concern or target organ weight of evidence
Immune system (including sensitization and allergies)possible
Skinlimited

Toxicity Classifications (References)

classification governing entity/references
Endocrine disruptor - suspected or limited evidenceBechi, N. (2006). "Estrogen-like response to p-nonylphenol in human first trimester placenta and BeWo choriocarcinoma cells." Toxicol Sci 93(1): 6., Diel P., Olff S., Schmidt S., Michna H. (2002). "Effects of the environmental estrogens bisphenol A, o,p'-DDT, p-tert-octylphenol and coumestrol on apoptosis induction, cell proliferation and the expression of estrogen sensitive molecular parameters in the human breast cancer cell line MCF-7." J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol 80(1): 10., Veldhoen, N., R. C. Skirrow, et al. (2006). "The bactericidal agent triclosan modulates thyroid hormone-associated gene expression and disrupts postembryonic anuran development." Aquat Toxicol 80(3): 217-27., Foran, C. M., E.R. Bennett, W.H. Benson (2000). "Developmental evaluation of a potential non-steroidal estrogen: triclosan." Marine Environmental Research 50: 153-156.
Limited evidence in humans - skin toxicityBhargava H., L. P. (1996). "Triclosan: Applications and safety." Am J. Infect Control 24: 209-218.
Skin sensitizerBhargava H., L. P. (1996). "Triclosan: Applications and safety." Am J. Infect Control 24: 209-218.