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EU-Sponsored Project: Risks of EDC Mixtures Underestimated

Mixtures of endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDC) conceal health risks that are significantly higher for children than the risks posed by individual chemicals. That’s the result of an EU-sponsored project, EDC-MixRisk, whose findings were presented in a workshop, The Chemical Cocktail Challenge, at the end of … Continue reading

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EU Publishes Road Map on Endocrine Disruptors

Endocrine substances (EDC – Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals) are materials that affect the body much like hormones and that harm the organism. Many environmental contaminants are suspected of having hormonal effects, including: Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) Special pesticides and biocides like DDT … Continue reading

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