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    Guidance on identifying endocrine disruptors published

    EFSA and the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) have published their guidance on how to identify substances with endocrine disrupting properties in pesticides and biocides. The European Commission tasked EFSA and ECHA with developing harmonised guidance to ...

    07 June 2018
    News

    Endocrine disruptors: EFSA and ECHA outline Guidance plans

    EFSA and the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) have published an outline of the Guidance they are developing on how to identify substances with endocrine disrupting properties in pesticides and biocides. The outline includes a projected table of contents, ...

    20 December 2016
    News

    Endocrine disruptors: EFSA and ECHA start work on guidance

    EFSA and the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) are developing scientific guidance to enable identification of endocrine disruptors. Earlier this year the European Commission proposed science-based criteria for identifying endocrine disruptors in the contex ...

    02 December 2016
    News

    BfR expert meeting on endocrine disruptors

    Prominent scientists discussed the topic of endocrine disruptors at an expert meeting held by Germany’s Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR). The experts signed a consensus statement on “Scientific principles for the determination of endocrine disr ...

    11 April 2016
    Berlin

    EFSA’s advances in assessing potential endocrine disrupting pesticides

    EFSA’s scientists have recently made significant strides in addressing the issue of potential “endocrine disruptors” in pesticides. Their work is a response to recent EU rules that changed, from 2014 onwards, how EFSA evaluates active substances used in p ...

    23 September 2015
    News

    Assessment of endocrine disrupting properties in EFSA Conclusions

    Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 introduced new criteria for the approval of pesticide active substances, including hazard based exclusion criteria with regard to certain classification criteria, environmental concerns, and endocrine disrupting properties. Th ...

    23 September 2015
    Technical report

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