Endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) are chemicals that mimic, block, or interfere with hormones in the body's endocrine system. EDCs have been associated with a diverse array of health issues. Watch an animated overview to learn more and explore the rest of the Society's education, resources, and advocacy campaigns on EDCs.
The Endocrine Society applauds a recent report from the European Parliament on "Endocrine Disruptors: from Scientific Evidence to Human Health Protection" prepared by Endocrine Society members Barbara Demeneix and Remy Slama. This report illustrates the threat of EDCs and the need for additional action by policymakers in the EU.