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Health effects (References)

Health concern or target organ chemical families
Birth defects and developmental delays Bisphenol A, Chlorinated dioxins & furans, Volatile and semivolatile organic compounds (VOCs and SVOCs), Lead, Mercury, Methylmercury, Organochlorine Pesticides (OCs), Perchlorate, Perfluorochemicals (PFCs), Phthalates, Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), Metals
Brain and nervous system Lead, Mercury, Methylmercury, Organophosphate Pesticide metabolites (OPs), Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs), Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), Metals
Cancer Arsenic (inorganic only), Bisphenol A, Cadmium, Chlorinated dioxins & furans, Chromium, Volatile and semivolatile organic compounds (VOCs and SVOCs), Organochlorine Pesticides (OCs), Perfluorochemicals (PFCs), Polyaromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), Nitro- and polycylic- musks, Metals, Parabens
Endocrine system Alkylphenols, BADGE-4OH, Bisphenol A, Bisphenol A & BADGE, Perchlorate, Perfluorochemicals (PFCs), Phthalates, Triclosan, Nitro- and polycylic- musks, Parabens
Gastrointestinal (including liver) Arsenic (inorganic only), Polychlorinated naphthalenes (PCNs)
Hematologic (blood) system Perchlorate
Immune system (including sensitization and allergies) Bisphenol A & BADGE, Brominated dioxins & furans, Chlorinated dioxins & furans, Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs)
Kidney and renal system Cadmium, Volatile and semivolatile organic compounds (VOCs and SVOCs)
Reproduction and fertility Alkylphenols, Bisphenol A, Organochlorine Pesticides (OCs), Phthalates, Polyaromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs)
Skin BADGE-4OH, Polychlorinated naphthalenes (PCNs), Triclosan, Parabens