Member states: EDC criteria should be debated outside comitology

Criteria for endocrine disrupting chemicals should be negotiated at the EU Council, not simply decided in the European Commission comitology process, according to the Netherlands, Sweden and Denmark

Criteria for endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDC) should be negotiated at the EU Council, not simply decided in the European Commission comitology process, according to the Netherlands, Sweden and Denmark.

At an Environment council meeting on Monday, the three member states presented a note arguing that the long-awaited EDC criteria, unveiled by the Commission in June, are at the “heart of public and political interest”.

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