About this initiative


Endocrine-disrupting chemical substances ("endocrine disruptors") are substances that alter the functions of the hormonal system and consequently cause adverse effects. The Communication will provide a comprehensive EU framework on endocrine disruptors, describing key issues, taking stock of what has been achieved so far and outlining concrete steps to be taken in the future.

Public health
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21 June 2018 - 19 July 2018 (midnight Brussels time)
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  • ECPA (Belgium)
    19 July 2018 Business association
    ECPA (Belgium)

    ECPA welcomes the opportunity to provide input on the Commission roadmap for an EU framework on endocrine disruptors. We support the suggestion in the roadmap for the Commission to “provide a comprehensive picture of where we stand today, …. taking stock of the progress achieved in the EU in the last twenty years as regards scientific knowledge, policy and legislation and international cooperation”. In doing so we would highlight the...

  • Ecologistas en Acción (Spain)
    19 July 2018 Non-governmental organisation (NGO)
    Ecologistas en Acción (Spain)

    Ecologistas en Acción welcomes the opportunity to contribute to the public consultation on the proposed Roadmap “towards a more comprehensive framework on endocrine disruptors” and demands the Commission to take swift action to protect human health and the environment from the risk caused by endocrine disruptors. We are concerned that the Roadmap focuses on the need for further research to clarify uncertainties related to endocrine disrupters...

    19 July 2018 Non-governmental organisation (NGO)

    Background: The ‘Community Strategy for Endocrine Disruptors (EDs)” adopted in 1999 was set up to be in line with the precautionary principle, which aims at ensuring a higher level of environmental protection through preventative decision-taking in the case of risk. The strategy’s aim was to identify potential hazardous ED substances, to promote research to address the regulatory needs and to update EU legislation with tools to protect people,...

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