Policy Position | Risk-based Regulation for Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals (EDCs) | Royal Society of Chemistry
Regulation continues to evolve for EDCs around the world and this policy position in intended to inform the continuing
debates by bringing a perspective following an expert round table involving the scientific community. Similarities and
differences of approach have emerged for the characterisation and authorisation of EDCs as used in products and
processes. As the UK leaves the EU, it is necessary to decide how EDCs are best regulated in the context of promoting
globally harmonised regulation, informed by collaborative science and research evidence. Differences in the
approaches taken to protecting citizens and the environment may impact on future trade deals.
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