Stronger Regulation for Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals (EDCs) considered by the European Parliament
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 .
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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
Posted by DES daughter on 18/04/2013