Advantages and risks of polymer nanomaterials

Conference on polymer nanomaterials unites scientists from all over Europe to discuss their research

Extended timeline: EFSA to publish BPA report in November

EFSA publicly consult on the scientific opinion on BPA in July, before publishing the final version in November

BfR suggests a three step procedure for evaluating EDCs

BfR publishes a proposal for the evaluation of endocrine disrupting chemicals based on hazard identification, hazard characterization and subsequent regulator decision making

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