This study by Hormann et al, published in the journal PLOS ONE, showed that holding thermal receipt paper and eating food after using hand sanitizer results in high serum (blood) bioactive and urine total levels of bisphenol A (BPA.
This long report, from the Center for Food Safety in Hong Kong, details the presence of endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) in food and in food packaging material, such as cling wrap.
This study by Wendee Holtcamp, published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives, surveys environmental chemicals that can contribute to obesity.
To get a good summary of the concerns around EDCs (endocrine disrupting chemicals), see this fact sheet put out by the UN Environmental Programme and the World Health Organization.
See this EPA report to learn more about the impact of VOCs (volatile organic compounds) on indoor air quality.
Endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) are chemicals that mimic, block, or interfere with hormones in the body’s endocrine system.