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Hormone Disrupting Chemicals (or Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals, EDCs) – a FAQ

This FAQ aims to answer many of the questions people have about these chemicals; the questions are divided into three groups. It’s also available as a pdf here.

You can also get the latest news on EDCs from our blog.

General questions about Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals (EDCs)

Regulation of EDCs

More technical questions & answers on EDCs


This FAQ has been linked to by BBC online.

We’ve tried to cover a wide range of possible questions in this briefing, but if you have any more then get in touch with us on twitter on @chemtrust or by email at askchemtrust@chemtrust.org.uk

CHEM Trust would like to thank the Garfield Weston Foundation for their support to CHEM Trust, which helped fund the writing of this briefing.