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New report on Bisphenol A (BPA) cautions that EU ban in babies’ bottles is not enough.

26th November 2010

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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

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A review of the role pesticides play in some cancers: Children, farmers and pesticide users at risk?

2nd July 2010

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Ministers Worried by Hazardous Chemicals Cocktails, But Postpone Action

22nd December 2009

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Chemical Cocktail in Consumer Products Threatens Baby Boys and Men’s Reproductive Health

13 May 2009

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Reports

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.

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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.

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Widespread feminisation of male wildlife raises the alarm.

7 December 2008

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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

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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

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Letter to Minister of State Environment, DEFRA  – Candidate list of chemicals under the EU chemicals regulation (REACH)

29 May 2008

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Letter to Bundesministerium fu?r Umwelt, Naturschutz und Reaktorsicherheit

30 April 2008

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