Endocrine disruptors are chemicals that can interfere with endocrine (or hormone) systems. It is able to mimic oestrogen and can bind to the oestrogen receptors in a cell.
Bisphenol-A – is an Endocrine Disrupting Chemical (EDC). A chemical used to make plasticsthat come into contact with food and drinks bottles. It’s also used to make protective coatings and linings for food and drinks cans.
Bisphenol-A has been linked to breast cancer and many other diseases.
Endocrine Disruptors Research
Progression of breast cancer cells was enhanced by endocrine-disrupting chemicals, triclosan, and octylphenol, via an estrogen receptor-dependent signaling pathway in cellular and mouse xenograft models.