Technical meeting on EU EDC criteria

DG SANTE hosts meeting on November 6, 2015 in Brussels, Belgium to present methodology for chemical screening as part of impact assessment on EDC criteria

New members for EC scientific committees

European Commission seeks new members for scientific committees (2016-2021); application deadline is November 2, 2015

Report on EDC public consultation

DG SANTE publishes report on the public consultation on EDC criteria; respondents agree on need for definitive EU-wide EDC criteria

NGO pushes for regulation of FCMs in the EU

CHEM Trust informs about their efforts to push for adequate regulation of FCMs in the EU; comments on current JRC study on FCM regulation in the EU

Study on European FCM regulation

DG SANTE informs about on-going study at JRC on current industry supply chain and national non-harmonized FCM legislation; aim to assess efficiency and effectiveness of existing EU FCM regulations

Conference on EDCs in the European Union

EU Commission holds public conference on endocrine disrupting chemicals regulation, shares information on impact assessment and next steps

DG SANTÉ consults with stakeholders

Directorate General Health and Food Safety holds first stakeholder meeting under new Commission leadership; amendment to Plastics Regulation, plastics recycling and Biocides Regulation discussed; changes to working group announced

EU policy on EDCs deliberately obstructed

New report reveals internal documents, details stakeholder activities in obstructing Commission work on endocrine disrupting chemicals

Conflicts of interest: EU consumer safety

New research by non-profit campaign group investigates industry links of scientists advising the EU

DG Sanco to assume EDC criteria

DG Sanco to develop EDC criteria in upcoming legislative period, DG Environment will remain in charge of overall strategy and test methods