On 28 September, the ENVI Committee considered and voted Objection pursuant to Rule 106: endocrine disrupting properties – adopts rejection of endocrine disrupters criteria from EU Commission with 36 votes to 26.
Substances having endocrine disrupting properties are substances that alter functions of the body’s endocrine (hormone) system and hence may have harmful effects on humans and wildlife.
Plenary vote to take place next week
- Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals: 2nd Endocrine Society Scientific Statement, 2015.
- Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals: 1st Endocrine Society Scientific Statement, 2009.
- Watch our DES and EDCs research gallery on Flickr, EDCs video playlist on YouTube.