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18 March 2014
In early 2013 the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the World Health Organization (WHO) published a report entitled, “State of the Science on Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals – 2012” which was accompanied by a “Summary for Decision Makers”. At the time the general chemicals and crop protection products industries both in Europe and the US held significant concerns with the report(s).
Therefore, our industries jointly commissioned a scientific review of the WHO-UNEP report (published in the scientific journal Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology) which highlights a number of significant shortcomings with the WHO-UNEP report and its conclusions. It particular the review concludes that the WHO-UNEP report does not accurately reflect the state of the science on endocrine disruption.
18 September 2013
Statement of the European Chemical Industry on Endocrine Disruptors -
We are committed to ensuring that people and the environment are properly protected from harmful exposure to chemicals.
04 July 2012
Cefic welcomes the opportunity to discuss the European regulatory system for dealing with endocrine disruption, and to ensure that it is effective to protect people, and the environment from adverse effects due to endocrine disruption.
Getting responsible chemicals management recognised throughout the entire supply chain of the chemical industry under a “proportionate framework”
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The 2013 Cefic European Facts & Figures provides an analysis of the latest competitive trends in the European chemical industry.
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The Responsible Care ethic helps chemical companies to operate safely, profitably and with due care.
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