Revised EDC criteria still ‘too ambiguous’, warn scientists

A group of eminent scientists has warned the European Commission that the redrafted endocrine disrupting chemicals criteria “do not go far enough” to address concerns that have been raised previously

Ahead of a meeting tomorrow (18 November) to potentially confirm EU criteria for endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs), a group of eminent scientists has warned the European Commission that the redrafted criteria “do not go far enough” to address concerns that have been raised previously. 

In an open letter to Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker and health commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis, researchers from universities across Europe said that the criteria remain too ambiguous and include changes that are being justified as scientific when they are political.

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