Paris demands tougher EU endocrine disruptors action

The EU should make sure that revised regulations on endocrine disruptors are applied consistently across member states and sectors, French environment minister Francois de Rugy has urged

The EU should make sure that revised regulations on endocrine disruptors are applied consistently across member states and sectors, French environment minister Francois de Rugy has urged.

While de Rugy welcomed the publication last week of the EU’s endocrine disruptor strategy, he said it needed to be “reinforced” and given an implementation timeline. The strategy seeks to carry out fitness checks on legislation relating to endocrine disruptors, which disrupt hormonal processes, to identify gaps or inconsistencies in how they are regulated.

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