Recent Study Finds Hormone Disrupting Chemicals in Children’s Products
A recent study conducted by the Danish Consumer Council THINK Chemicals has found endocrine disrupting bisphenols in children’s products.
Lubricating strips on razors may contain suspected hormone disrupting chemical
A new study from the Danish Consumer Council THINK Chemicals has found that the lubricating strip on some popular brand razors may contain a suspected hormone disrupting chemical. However, it also showed that it is possible to find safer options.
People in all age groups are at risk from BPA in their diet
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has concluded that the health of people in all age groups, including young children, is at risk from bisphenol A (BPA) in their diets.
Study suggests PFAS treatments on furniture may be unnecessary
PFAS – the ‘forever chemicals’ – are often used to treat fabrics to give them stain or water-proof properties – but a new study suggests that this may not be necessary for indoor household furniture.
New survey highlights consumer concerns over chemicals in food packaging
Today, BEUC – the European Consumer Organisation – published the results of a survey investigating consumer’s attitudes towards food packaging, and exploring their experiences, behaviours, and awareness of food packaging -related health risks.
PFAS ‘forever chemicals’ found in bike oils
A new study by the Danish Consumer Council THINK Chemicals has found that several commercially available bike oils contain PFAS ‘forever chemicals’.
US Environmental Protection Agency proposes new limits on toxic ‘forever chemicals’
The US’ new proposal to drastically reduce the level of certain PFAS allowed in drinking water could increase pressure on other legislators to take similar steps.
EU court rules against PlasticsEurope in BPA case
A recent ruling by the EU Court of Justice concludes that bisphenol A has correctly been categorised as a substance of very high concern for wildlife by the European Chemicals Agency
Study identifies suspected EDCs in washing up liquid
A recent study has found that several popular washing up liquids contain potential endocrine disrupting chemicals, but it is possible to shop for alternative products free from these chemicals.
Widespread pollution of toxic ‘forever chemicals’ revealed across Europe and UK
Two new studies have revealed alarmingly high levels of PFAS contamination across thousands of sites across Europe and the UK.