EPA Seeking Comments on Draft List of Pesticides – Endocrine Distruptors


EPA is seeking public comment on a draft list of 73 pesticide chemicals that was published in a June 2007 Federal Register Notice (PDF). The chemicals selected are the first to be considered for screening under the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act. The chemicals selected are the first to be considered for screening under the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act. This list should not be construed as a list of known or likely endocrine disruptors. Nothing in the approach for generating the initial list provides a basis to infer that any of the chemicals selected interfere with or are suspected to interfere with the endocrine systems of humans or other species.

Click on Title link to view entire article. Thanks to Jane Dauffenbach of Aquarius Systems for the submission.

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