Pesticides Endocrine disruptors: We must act!
The European Commission has adopted criteria for the identification of endocrine disruptors for biocidal active substances and for pesticides. These texts have applied since 2018 and are supposed to allow the exclusion from the market of substances that may have endocrine disrupting effects. Problem: the evaluation criteria adopted in 2017 by the EU after 9 years of waiting require a very high level of proof retaining only “known” and “presumed” endocrine disruptors. There is no category identifying “suspected” disruptors, unlike Carcinogens Mutagenic and Reprotoxic (CMR). That is to say those for which all the evidence is not gathered. But has this evidence been sought? And with what tests?
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