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Toxicant and Disease Database

The CHE Toxicant and Disease Database is a searchable database that summarizes links between chemical contaminants and approximately 180 human diseases or conditions. Diseases and or toxicants can be viewed by utilizing the search options below. See a full description of the database and its limitations.

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Genito-urinary malformations (includes male and female)

Causes    Grouped by strength of evidence

Strong Evidence

DES

Good Evidence

di (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP)/MEHP

molinate

pesticides

tobacco smoke

Limited Evidence

arsenic

atrazine

benzyl butyl phthalate (BBP)

bisphenol A

cadmium

chlordecone

dibutyl phthalate (DBP)

diisononyl phthalate

dioxins / TCDD

estrogens / DES

ethyl alcohol (ethanol)

ethylene glycol ethers

heptachlor epoxide

hexachlorobenzene

linuron

pesticides

phthalates

solvents

toluene

trichloroethylene (TCE)

vinclozolin

Notes

Maternal pesticide exposure in agricultural workers has been associated with cryptorchidism. Paternal pesticide exposure has been associated with cryptorchidism as well.