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EFSA opinion on EDCs inadequate
Hormone disrupting chemicals linked to problems in reproductive health of male otters
24th Feb 2013
Delegates Decision Prolongs Toxic Pollution at POPs Convention meeting concerning SCCPs
19th Oct 2012
European Commission Communication on Mixtures lacks urgency
31st May 2012
Common diseases linked to chemical exposures before birth
PPTOXiii Conference, Paris, May 2012
Chemicals in Food & Consumer Products Linked to Obesity and Diabetes
20th March 2012
Gender bending chemicals slipping through regulatory net
20th February 2012
The State of the Art Assessment of Endocrine Disruptors report released today by the European Commission (EC) has highlighted that international test methods are not adequate to identify all hormone disurpting chemicals.
New report on Bisphenol A (BPA) cautions that EU ban in babies’ bottles is not enough.
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CHEM Trust's joint NGO press release on EFSA's (European Food Standard Agency) Opinion on BPA (Bisphenol A)
30th September 2010
A review of the role pesticides play in some cancers: Children, farmers and pesticide users at risk?
2nd July 2010
Ministers Worried by Hazardous Chemicals Cocktails, But Postpone Action
22nd December 2009
Chemical Cocktail in Consumer Products Threatens Baby Boys and Men’s
Reproductive Health - 13 May 2009
Male Reproductive Health Disorders and the Potential Role of Exposure to Environmental Chemicals
The report, written by Professor Richard Sharpe of the Medical Research Council and world leading expert on the issue, focuses on the deterioration of male reproductive health and role of exposures to hormone disrupting chemical.
Men under threat: The decline in male reproductive health and the potential role of exposure to chemicals during in-utero development
This briefing highlights the trend in deteriorating male reproductive health and the links with hormone disrupting chemicals. It also has a comprehensive list of chemicals that are associated with disruption of male reproductive development and the consumer products and food in which they are found.
Widespread feminisation of male wildlife raises the alarm.
7 December 2008
Scientists deliver wake-up call:“Reduce chemical exposure to reduce breast cancer”
Around 1 in 10 women in Europe will develop breast cancer. Bringing down this figure cannot be achieved without reducing exposure to certain chemicals, according to a report launched in the European Parliament today.
Entitled “Breast cancer and exposure to hormonally active chemicals”, the report was written by Professor Andreas Kortenkamp, head of the Centre for Toxicology, School of Pharmacy, University of London...
Brussels, 2 April 2008
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New European Chemicals Agency must act on hazardous chemicals
3 June 2008
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First REACH hazardous chemicals list is a drop in the ocean
The first-ever list of 15 hazardous chemicals released today by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) is a welcome start, but it is a drop in the ocean when compared to the hundreds of well-known dangerous substances present in products used every day across Europe, said a coalition of environmental, health, consumer and women’s public interest groups.
Brussels, 28 October 2008
CHEM (Chemicals, Health and Environment Monitoring) Trust’s response to the UK Health Protection Agency’s consultation on “A Children’s Environment and Health Strategy for the United Kingdom.”
28 May 2008
Letter to Minister of State Environment, DEFRA
Candidate list of chemicals under the EU chemicals regulation (REACH)
29 May 2008
Letter to Bundesministerium für Umwelt, Naturschutz und Reaktorsicherheit
30 April 2008