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What does HAA stand for?

HAA stands for Hormonally Active Agent


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As a result, studies have shown hormonally active agents in the urine of US girls and traces of such known human contaminants as phthalates and bisphenol A (which was originally developed as a synthetic hormone, but is now used in all polycarbonate plastics and the linings of food and beverage cans, among other uses; it has been recently been banned in Canada for use in baby bottles).
Swan, who serves on the National Academy of Science's panel looking into hormonally active agents in the environment, is publishing her report in Environmental Health Perspectives, a monthly health journal of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, a branch of NIH.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA; lead and other metals, polychlorinated biphenyls/dioxins, pesticides, hormonally active agents, and radiation) as well as certain major exposure pathways (indoor air, outdoor air, and water).
org/[Online 18 March 2003] ********** In 1999, the National Research Council's Committee on Hormonally Active Agents in the Environment concluded that "in human populations suspected of being affected by hormonally active agents, prospective and cross-sectional studies using cohorts tracked from conception through adulthood are particularly needed" (National Research Council 1999).
There is growing concern that environmental factors including in utero and childhood exposures to hormonally active agents may be modifying factors.