Research on hormones and clinical practice of endocrinology has provided a definition for endocrine disruptors and set of recommendations for there identification. Learn more...
Low-dose effects conference to consult with international leading experts International workshop in September will discuss how chemical risk assessment for EDCs can be improved. Details here.
Nominations to REACH Most Harmful Chemicals List European Chemicals Agency usually have deadlines twice a year usually in April + October. Details here.
Proposals for harmonised classification and labelling for two pesticides/biocides and a plasticiser ECHA invites parties concerned to comment on three new proposals for harmonised classification and labelling (CLH). Deadlines are late September + early October. Details here.
Update of the EU’s Implementation Plan for the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) The European Commission is drawing up a plan for the implementation of the Union’s obligations under the Stockholm Convention. Contributions should be made by 25 October. Details here.
The European Academy of Andrology has recently published a special issue on endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) in the International Journal of Andrology. This special issue exclusively focuses (...) (Read more...)
The Danish Ecological Council, an environmental public interest group, has published a second version of their landmark 2006 booklet “Hazardous chemicals can be substituted”. The benefits of (...) (Read more...)
The International POPs Elimination Network (IPEN) Guide intends to raise awareness about the risks that flame retardants, used in a variety of consumer and professional products, pose to humans (...) (Read more...)
Chinese researchers published a one year case-study where they measured the levels of BPA in urine of hundreds of patients. After analyzing the data, the researchers found a positive association (...) (Read more...)
An increasing number of studies, particularly on endocrine disrupting chemicals have recently supported the idea of adverse effects at ‘low doses’. Even though the issues are still debated, the (...) (Read more...)
Although BPA is authorised in the European Union in food and beverage contact materials, the controversy around the scientific data on harmful effects of Bisphenol A continues to provoke regular (...) (Read more...)
A major international workshop, “Low Dose Effects and Non-Monotonic Dose Responses for Endocrine Active Chemicals: Science to Practice”, will be held in September in Berlin. The workshop seeks to (...) (Read more...)
The consensus statement from a recent conference on environmental and nutritional stressors in the developmental origins of disease is now open for signatures from scientists. “Developmental (...) (Read more...)