*Deadline extended* Stakeholder Consultation for Development of Endocrine Disruptor Test Methods
EURION extends consultation period to 15 October 2020
Endocrine Disruptor Lists Website Launched
A group of five EU member states - Denmark, Belgium, France, Sweden and the Netherlands, have recently launched a website – Endocrine Disruptor Lists
Nordic Report Published on the Role of Retinoids in Mammalian Reproduction
This report builds on ideas brought forward in the OECD Detailed Review Paper (DRP) 178 on screening, testing methods and endpoints for evaluating EDs
Factual Summary Report of EC Fitness Check on EU Legislation of Endocrine Disruptors Released
Targeted Stakeholder Consultation in the context of a Fitness Check of the EU Legislation with regard to endocrine disruptors
The First ERGO E-Newsletter: OUT NOW!
ERGO E-Newsletter Issue 1 has been published! You can read it here.
ERGO – Annual Partner Meeting 2020
Annual two day meeting of the ERGO consortium
EURION Cluster – Annual Meeting 2020
Annual meeting to be held in Paris on 5th February 2020
EURION Validation Workshop
The EURION Cluster held a Validation Workshop on 4 February 2020 in Paris, France
Phthalates in Plastic Medical Devices Could Interfere with Patient’s Hearts
Recent study found patients can be exposed to high phthalate levels during invasive procedures by coming into contact with plastic medic devices
World’s Rivers ‘awash with dangerous levels of antibiotics’
A global study looked for 14 commonly used antibiotics in rivers in 72 countries across six continents and found antibiotics at 65% of the sites
European Commission Bans Harmful Class of Flame Retardants in TVs – New Measures Make Appliances More Sustainable
In a ground-breaking move, the European Commission has adopted a regulation to ban organohalogen flame retardants in televisions and other appliances
EURION has launched the Cluster Website
The EURION cluster has launched its website to promote the cluster’s eight projects
Understanding Endocrine Disruptors: Endocrine Society Produces Video Resources
A series of short videos to help educate physicians, other medical professionals and patients about chemicals that disrupt hormones in the body
ERGO partner Umweltbundesamt (UBA) launches smartphone app Scan4Chem
Protect yourself and the environment from chemicals of very high concern with this new app!
U.S. EPA to eliminate all mammal testing by 2035
U.S. EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler signed a directive that prioritizes efforts to reduce animal testing
EURION Cluster Establishes Working Groups
Since its start in January 2019, 13 working groups have been established in the EURION Cluster, each with a special thematic focus
PROTECTED: First International Endocrine Disruptor Conference in Ireland
Save the date: 16-18 June 2020 in Queens University Belfast
Exposure fears: Banned toxic chemicals found in UK mothers’ breast milk
The report found UK mothers have some of the world's highest concentrations of flame retardants in their breast milk
EC Fitness Check on the EU legislation on Endocrine Disruptors
European Commission opens targeted stakeholder survey on EU legislation of Endocrine Disruptors
ERGO Coordinator SDU Announce Postdoc Position in Aquatic Toxicology
Research will be on the effects of thyroid disrupting chemicals in vertebrates including fish and amphibians
ERGO Launches Introductory Video
The video introduces ERGO, the impacts of endocrine disruption on everyday life and the value of the research being conducted by ERGO
ERGO at SETAC Europe 2019
29th Annual Meeting 26 – 30 May 2019 in Helsinki, Finland
Genomics PhD Opportunity with ERGO partner IGFL
Searching for the target genes of thyroid hormone nuclear receptors at genome wide scale
The EU is launching its greatest effort ever to better protect consumers and the environment from endocrine disruptors
Press release from the University of Southern Denmark
EURION Cluster Launches in Brussels
The joint launch event in European Commission of projects from the Call 'New testing and Screening Methods to Identify Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals'
ERGO Project kicks off in Antwerp
New research to protect human and environmental health focuses on improved testing for Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals
New EU Chemicals Strategy, the biggest reform for EU hazardous substances since the introduction of the REACH regulation in 2006
EU introduces new chemicals strategy
THE European Commission has unveiled its new chemicals strategy which aims to make chemicals production more sustainable while phasing out potentially...
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❗️ On October 22nd, EU member states are deciding on the fate of the dangerous pesticide #Mancozeb.
✅ Here are 3 reasons why health & environment groups all over Europe are demanding they vote to support its ban.
Our latest enforcement project found that 1️⃣ in 4️⃣ imported products contained illegal amounts of harmful chemicals restricted in the EU or had incorrect labels.
The majority of non-compliant products came from China 🇨🇳.
Many people in Europe wear makeup daily and it has to be safe to use.
The Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (@EU_Health) has published its advice on the safety of #nanomaterials in #cosmetics for consultation. #EuHaveYoursSay by 2 Nov 2020. https://t.co/vOe4dwKkuw