Our Stolen Futurea book by Theo Colborn, Dianne Dumanoski, and John Peterson Myers


Groupings of pesticides

This table identifies, by pesticide class, compounds that have been shown to disrupt hormone systems (center column). Compounds in the right column may or may not be EDCs. Many have not been tested at all. None have been tested against all hormone systems.

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Pesticide class

ED Chemicals in the Group

Other Chemicals in the Group


Aldicarb, Carbaryl, Methomyl

Baygon(propoxur), Bendiocarb, Oxamyl

Chlorinated cyclodienes and camphenes

Aldrin, Chlordane, Endosulfan, Endrin Kepone, Mirex, Nonachlor



Mancozeb, Maneb, Thiram, Zineb, Ziram

Metam Natrium, Metiram, Nabam

Linuron, diuron, and derivatives/metabolites

Ethylene Thiourea (ETU), Linuron (Lorox)

1-(3,4-Dichlorophenyl)-3-methylurea, 1-(3,4-Dichlorophenyl)-3-methylurea, Diflubenzuron, Diuron


Malathion, Ethylmalathion, Methylmalathion,Chlorpyrifos

Acephate, Chlorfenvinphos, , Cyclophosphamide, Demefion, Demeton-s-methyl, Diazinon, Dichlorvos, Dimethoate, Elsan (=Dimephenthoate), Ethylparathion, Fenitrothion, Fenthion, Formothion, Glufosinate, Metalodemeton, Mevinphos (=Phosdrin), Omethoate, Parathion, Phosphamidon, Quinalphos, Ronnel, Trichlorfon


Allethrin, Karate, Talstar, sumithrin, fenvalerate,
allethrin, permethrin

Bifenthrin, Bioallethrin, Cyhalothrin, Cypermethrin, Deltamethrin, Esfenvalerate, Fenothrin, Fluvalinate, , Resmethrin

Pyrimidines and Pyridines


Bromacil, Fenarimol, Picloram
Triazines and triazoles

Amitrol, Atrazine

Biteranol, Cyanazine, Cyproconazole, Difenoconazole, Epiconazol, Epoxiconazole, Etridiazole, Febuconazole, Indole (3,2-b) carbazole (ICZ), Ketoconazol, Metribuzin, Penconazole, Propiconazole, Simazine, Tebuconazole, Terbutryn, Triadimefon, Triadimenol, Triazines




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