Unformatted text preview: worse. There are many different types of endocrine disruptors, such as, DDT and BPA. They are in almost everything around us, in plastics and metals, which are things that make up what we live around. When we drink water from water bottles, or give a baby a bottle, there is a high chance that BPA is in them as well as other endocrine disruptors. Now, companies are starting to lower the amounts of BPA and other disruptors from their products, however, there are already a lot in the environment. A large problem with water bottles, is that when you wash them, the soap scrubs away that the outer surface and opens up new BPA and disruptors. This increases the levels that we intake and creates a larger problem. Over time the endocrine disruptors add up and they increase the effects on the body. The effects of endocrine disruptors can be very dangerous and today, companies are trying to fix this problem and clean up the pollution....
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- Fall '08
- Endocrine disruptor, endocrine disruptors, cognition disorders