The Latest Approaches to Identifying Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals

9 August, 2017

Although there is unanimous agreement on the WHO/IPCS definition of an endocrine disruptor, the scientific criteria for their identification have been the subject of heated debates. The criteria have only recently been voted by EU member states, but are not yet adopted by the European Commission.

In Chemical Watch’s 2017 Global Service Providers Guide, our ecotoxicology/regulatory affairs expert Dr Martina Duft reviews the different approaches taken to identifying EDCs in Europe, the USA and Asia, examines the screening scenario categories published by ECHA, and looks at the implications and recommendations for global registrations.

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