Responses to EU FCM consultation

Stakeholders urge equal treatment of SVHCs in REACH and FCM legislations, call for more harmonized FCM measures

EU elections: NGOs call for action on chemicals

European NGOs publish manifestos ahead of EU parliamentary elections calling for action on a range of issues including exposure to hazardous chemicals, EDCs, and a clean circular economy

Report on latest European EDC developments

EU Parliament publishes paper providing an overview of recent developments related to endocrine disrupting chemicals at the European level

Study calls for identical management of EDCs

Study commissioned by EU Parliament recommends identical management of endocrine disrupting chemicals across sectors within the EU, calls for total prevention of human exposure, prioritizes six key research areas

EU Parliament calls for swift action on EDCs

Resolution passes in EU Parliament calling for EU Commission to act swiftly to ensure human and environmental protection from endocrine disrupting chemicals; specifically calls for revising regulation on food contact materials no later than June 2020

New coalition for EDC scientists

New organization Healthy Environment and Endocrine Disruptor Strategies (HEEDS) aims to support better coordinated and more efficient research in the field of endocrine disrupting chemicals; built as a non-profit coalition by scientists for scientists

Infographics on plastics and health

Gallifrey Foundation publishes infographics on life cycle stages of plastics and risks to human health

Assessment of EDC authorizations by ECHA

European Chemicals Agency to work on authorization applications for octylphenol and nonylphenol ethoxylates; both threshold and non-threshold assessment approaches can be considered

Special journal issue on food safety

European Association for Food Safety releases special issue of the journal Trends in Food Science and Technology; contains 22 review articles across five food safety themes

EDC-MixRisk and EuroMix stakeholder workshop

Two EU funded research projects investigating chemical mixtures hold joint stakeholder workshop to present results, call for better consideration of mixtures in regulatory risk assessment and provide open-source tools for future research