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Policy Statements 2012


CHEM Trust joint NGO submission to UK National Action Plan (NAP) for the Sustainable Use of Pesticides, Oct 2012, concerning the Sustainable Use Directive – how the NAP needs to be strengthened in order to adequately protect biodiversity and the environment.

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CHEM Trust joint letter with other environment and health NGOs to EU Commissioners, October 2012 – requesting information concerning  EFSA’s mandate on EDCs criteria.

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CHEM Trust contributed to the “OECD Guidance Document on Standardised Test Guidelines for Evaluating Chemicals for Endocrine Disruption”, August 2012

A Guidance document was issued in 2012 by the OECD on standardised test guidelines for evaluating chemicals for endocrine disruption.


CHEM Trust joint letter with other environment and health NGOs to EU Environment Ministers, April 2012 – calling for endocrine disrupting chemicals to be included in the 7th Environment Action Programme (7th EAP).

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CHEM Trust policy paper on the challenges and solutions in the regulation of chemicals with endocrine disrupting properties, April 2012

The EU is developing an agreed way of identifying chemicals with endocrine disrupting (ED) properties for regulatory action. This briefing particularly addresses two vitally important issues with respect to getting sufficiently protective controls over chemicals with ED properties: (i) that a potency threshold should not be included in the hazard-based criteria that must be developed to identify chemicals with ED properties and (ii) that non-OECD test methods must be given due weight in hazard assessment.

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