PUBLIC CONSULTATION TOWARDS A MORE COMPREHENSIVE FRAMEWORK ON ENDOCRINE DISRUPTORS

Categories: Chemicals
Types: Letter
Published: 19 July 2018
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The European Environmental Bureau (EEB) welcomes the opportunity to contribute to the public consultation on the proposed Roadmap “towards a more comprehensive framework on endocrine disruptors”. The EEB supports initiatives to regulate EDCs in a more comprehensive manner in order to guarantee a high protection of health and the environment in line with the Founding treaties.

Nevertheless, the roadmap lacks of strategy, goals and intention to propose any concrete measure to reduce exposure to endocrine disruptor chemicals (EDCs) and an ambitious and forward-looking approach to one of the greatest environmental health threats for the future generations. Instead, what the Commission is proposing is focused on compiling information on scientific knowledge, existing policy and legislative measures and cooperation. Although we agree with the Commission that gathering this information is needed, in our view there is already enough science to take action. We therefore ask the Commission to build an actual strategy and take concrete ambitious measures in order to build a truly comprehensive strategy on EDCs and reduce exposure to EDCs without further delay…

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