News on our policy work
Massive health costs from EDCs prompt further calls from HEAL for regulation
A series of peer-reviewed studies published last week finds that human exposure to EDCs contribute to a number of diseases and disabilities with estimated costs exceeding €150 Billion annually in the EU. Read more…
Event: Health costs in Spain associated with exposure to EDCs
HEAL collaborated with its member Alborada Foundation in Madrid to organise a roundtable on the health impacts and costs of EDCs in Spain. The Spanish version of HEAL’s landmark EDC costs report was launched at the event. Read more...
Munich workshop for health and patient groups on EDCs
On 5 March, HEAL organised with its member Women in Europe for a Common Future Germany (WECF) and the Women’s Health Centre (Frauengesundheitszentrum) a one day event to discuss EDCs and their link to health problems including chronic diseases. Read more…
Over 20,000 individuals say ‘NO’ to hormone disrupting chemicals
The majority of submissions to the EU Commission’s public consultation came from ’Say NO to hormone disrupting chemicals’ online platform launched by the EDC-Free coalition. Read more...
Health costs in the EU - How much is related to EDCs? - Available in Spanish - El coste sanitario en la unión europea - ¿Cuánto corresponde a los disruptores endocrinos?
Chemical cocktail leaflet now available in Maltese
CHM materials: Bookmark EN – DE, Poster EN – DE
Breakfast television, TVAM, Malta public television
4 Feb 2015, available on Facebook
Exclusive interview with highly acclaimed biologist & author Sandra Steingraber
HEAL in Stephane Horel’s documentary film ‘Endoc(t)rinement‘ [FR]
Public consultation on a proposed restriction on the use of decaBDE, a brominated flame retardant used in plastics & textiles - Deadline 17 March 2015
Public consultation on Conclusions & Recommendations of the EFSA/WHO Expert Working Group on TTC - Deadline 29 March 2015
Consultation for harmonised classifcation & labelling on biocide 5-chloro-2-(4-chlorophenoxy)phenol - Deadline 24 April 2015
REACH Authorisation - Consultation on application for low volumes & extension of transitional arrangements for uses in legacy spare parts - Deadline 30 April 2015
20 – 30: Pesticide Action Week