In addition, the noodles come packaged in styrofoam that contains bisphenol A (BPA), a well-known female hormone disruptor
They mimic estrogen, a known hormone disruptor
, interrupting hormone dependent pathways.
BPA is called a hormone disruptor
, which means it enters the body and acts like a hormone, a chemical that can control body processes.
One, for instance, is a substance known as oxybenzone that is a suspected hormone disruptor
that could contribute to the disruption of aquatic species reproduction.
Worse, benzophenone, a sunscreen ingredient, mimics estrogen in the body, which means it is a hormone disruptor
OTHER MAKE-UP May contain BHA (butylhydroxyanisol) Suspected carcinogen and hormone disruptor
According to EWG's research, 22 percent of all personal care products on store shelves today-including children's products-may contain a cancer-causing ingredient (1,4Dioxane), while some 60 percent of sunscreens contain oxybenzone, a potential hormone disruptor
For example, oxybenzone, a mainstay in many sunscreens, is a suspected hormone disruptor
that could have an impact on the reproduction of aquatic species.
It's a hormone disruptor
found in plastic products, including baby bottles and water bottles, and in the lining of metal food and beverage cans.
Especially worrisome, Wallinga says, is that just tiny doses of a hormone disruptor
can have a big impact.
Dozens of studies on the hormone disruptor
say it packs an extra punch on the developing brain and reproductive systems of animals exposed to low doses during pregnancy and early life.
The problem: Polycarbonate plastics contain bisphenol-A, an estrogenic chemical and known hormone disruptor
in lab animals, meaning that it can interfere with the way that hormones guide fetal development.