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.
During the past few months, a spate of unusually outspoken articles on endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) has appeared in significant toxicology, endocrinology and environment and health (...) (Read more...)
1. World Health Organization, Global Assessment of the State of the Science of Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals – 2012, an assessment of the state of the science of endocrine disruptors prepared by (...) (Read more...)
1. Berlaymont Declaration, May 2013, was developed following a conference convened by the European Commission in July 2012. 89 scientists call for EU action on EDCs | - EDC free Europe or (...) (Read more...)
"European Parliament report - Protection of public health from endocrine disruptors, European Parliament’s “own initiative” report (Rapporteur Asa Westlund) (2012/2066(INI)). HEAL press releases: (...) (Read more...)
1. A CHEM Trust and HEAL briefing: Regulating chemicals with endocrine disrupting properties http://www.env-health.org/resources/publications/article/a-chem-trust-and-heal-briefing 2. Joint NGO (...) (Read more...)
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...)