France urges quick action on Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals (EDCs)
Europeans continue to expect government leadership on toxic chemicals. France has told the EU: It’s time to act. There is ample scientific evidence that endocrine disrupting chemicals are harming human health. Disagreements and delays on defining EDCs prompted Sweden to file suit against the European Commission in hopes of spurring action. France says a definition should be based on chemicals’ intrinsic hazards rather than dose.