Guidance for the identification of endocrine disruptors in the context of EU Pesticide and Biocide regulations

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Guidance for the identification of endocrine disruptors in the context of EU Pesticide and Biocide regulations

July 31st, 2018

Guidance, drafted by ECHA and EFSA, on identification of endocrine disruptors (EDs) in the context of EU pesticide and Biocide Regulations was published on 7th June. According to the guidance, a substance is considered as having endocrine disrupting properties if it meets all of... read more »

Neonicotinoids – EU restriction goes ahead, but the science is uncertain

June 3rd, 2013

Neonicotinoids are a class of insecticides with a common mode of action that affects the central nervous system of insects, causing paralysis and death. They are systemic insecticides, meaning they enter every part of the target plants – including the pollen and nectar. A number... read more »