Endocrine disrupting biocides – Why highly hazardous biocides must be phases out

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Erstellungsdatum: 23. Dezember 2014
Zuletzt aktualisiert 27. Februar 2020

The background paper explains why the EU Commission has delayed the evaluation and regulation of potential endocrine disruptor biocides despite the clear legal EU-provisions. A PAN Germany investigation highlights that more than 10 percent of biocides shows endocrine-disrupting properties. Affected are, for example several active substances in wood preservatives and household insecticides.