EFSA publishes EDC report

EFSA suggests risk assessment for endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) and raises criticisms from NGOs and industry

Melamine’s toxicity linked to gut bacteria

Microbiological intestinal breakdown to cyanuric acid a plausible explanation for kidney stone formation, according to a new scientific study

ChemSec list identifies 249 new Substances of Very High Concern

ChemSec publishes updated Substitute it now! List 2.1, 33 substances also authorized for plastic food contact materials in Europe

High exposure to perfluorinated compound linked to kidney, testicular cancer in humans

New epidemiological study finds association between high PFOA contamination in drinking water and kidney and testicular cancer, confirming earlier research

Epidemiological study links BPA to childhood asthma, but cannot confirm earlier findings

New study finds postnatal BPA exposure to be positively and prenatal exposure to be negatively associated with risk of wheezing in children

PFOA linked to kidney cancer, testicular cancer in humans

FPF reports on new epidemiological study that investigates the association between kidney cancer, testicular cancer and exposure to perfluorinated compound

Natural Resources Defense Council sues US FDA for failing to regulate chemical used in soaps

The Natural Resources Defense Council will be able to prove the danger of triclosan before the New York court

Warmer summer, higher BPA exposure

New study investigates the association between water consumption from PC dispensers and uBPA levels

New study tests endocrine disrupting properties of Tritan™

New plastic Tritan™ shown to contain traces of BPA and benzylbutyl phthalate, no endocrine disrupting effects found for total migrate

Phthalates detected in US food products

First study to report levels of 9 different phthalates in various food products from the US market