New EDC criteria and guidance from ECHA

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New EDC criteria and guidance from ECHA

January 22nd, 2018

Recently ECHA has published draft human health assessment and evaluation guidance for biocidal products. This new document is intended to complement the European Commission’s proposed criteria for identification of endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs), and will be applicable to both biocides and pesticides. The draft... read more »

EU roadmap for establishing endocrine disrupting chemicals criteria

July 14th, 2014

Endocrine disrupting (ED) properties means the potential to interfere with the hormonal systems of organisms and cause harmful effects. There are a variety of European legislations that include specific reference to the need to control substances that have ED properties, such as REACH, the... read more »

Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals: Recent Meeting of Experts and EC Chief Scientific Adviser Meeting

December 5th, 2013

In late October 2013 a meeting on endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) was held between the EC chief scientific advisor and a group of experts. EDCs interact with hormonal receptors in animals and man, and there may be long term health effects that have yet to... read more »