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.