Stronger Regulation for Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals (EDCs) considered by the European Parliament

More research needed on EDCs, says UN report

European Parliament backs stronger EDC regulation
The European Parliament has backed a proposal to list endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) as substances of very high concern under the REACH legislation.

DES, PCB, BPA: same old stories! the story of putting a chemical into widespread use without understanding its health implications and then trying to resolve public health questions while facing the intense pressure of serious economic consequences .

Read European Parliament backs stronger EDC regulation

Related: More research needed on EDCs, says UN report

Sources: State of the science of endocrine disrupting chemicals, 2012
An assessment of the state of the science of endocrine disruptors prepared by a group of experts for the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and WHO.

Few Years Later…

The Investigation
  1. The Manufacture of a Lie.
  2. A Denial of the State of the Science.
  3. The Interference of the United States.
  4. The Discreet but Major Gift to the Pesticides Lobby.
Endocrine Disruptors

4 thoughts on “Stronger Regulation for Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals (EDCs) considered by the European Parliament”

  1. I was actually reading about this last night – and that some BPA free bottles still contain BPS, which also disrupts hormones, but manufacturer’s don’t mention it, of course.
    sunshineflgirl

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