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Toxicant and Disease Database

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Hormonal changes (levels of circulating sex hormones - FSH/LH, Inhibin, and/or estrogens, progesterones, androgens, prolactin)

Causes    Grouped by strength of evidence

Strong Evidence

dibromochloropropane (DBCP)

ethyl alcohol (ethanol)

Good Evidence

2-bromopropane

cadmium

dioxins / TCDD

fungicides

lead

methamidophos

organophosphates

parathion

pesticides

phthalates

tobacco smoke (active smoking)

tobacco smoke (secondhand)

toluene

vinclozolin

vinyl chloride

xylene

Limited Evidence

acrylamide

atrazine

bisphenol A

carbon disulfide

DDT/DDE

ethylene glycol ethers

manganese

mercury

octylphenol

PBBs

PCBs (polychlorinated biphenyls), not otherwise specified

styrene

Notes

Herbicide applicators and fungicide use in males hs been associated with changes in FSH and LH serum levels.