France | ANSES proposes identifying resorcinol as a proven endocrine disruptor for humans
Resorcinol is used in the manufacture of tyres, rubber products, adhesives and industrial resins. It is also used in certain cosmetic and hygiene products (hair dyes, mascara for professional use), as an antioxidant in food products such as shrimp, and as an antiseptic in certain medicines. As part of the National Endocrine Disruptor Strategy, ANSES assessed resorcinol's endocrine-disrupting potential for human health.
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