EDCs News

2017 - 2016 - 2015 - 2014 - 2013 - 2012

2017

Call on MEPs to protect human and environmental health from EDCs (20/09/2017)

EDCs and declining fertility rates (28/07/2017)

Madrid goes EDC free! (25/07/2017)

BPA a substance of very high concern - Implications for the Medical Devices Regulation (21/06/2017)

EDC criteria update (27/02/2017)

REACH identifies four EDCs (20/02/2017)

Progress update | Safer Chemicals (20/01/2017) 


2016

EDC criteria - European Commission consultation biocide regulation (29/07/2016)

REACH Committee approves use of DEHP in recycled PVC (25/04/2016)

EDC-Free Europe Calls on Environment Ministers to act on EDCs (29/02/2016)

Watch | HCWH Europe Deputy Director on Dutch TV Show 'Radar' (09/02/2016)

European Commission Committed to Presenting EDC Criteria before Summer 2016 (08/02/2016)


2015

European Commission 'Breached Law' on EDCs Criteria Definition Delay (17/12/2015)

18 NGOs Co-Sign Letter to MEP regarding Upcoming Medical Device Regulation Negotiations (12/11/2015)

New Podcast | HCWH Europe at SAICM ICCM4 (03/11/2015)

First in vitro tests of PVC-free Blood Bags have started at Karolinska University Hospital (28/10/2015)

PVC free Blood Bag Webinar Taking Place on October 22nd (07/10/2015)

HCWH Europe Welcomes the Endocrine Society's Scientific Statement on Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals (28/09/2015)

HCWH Release Position Paper & Infographic about Pharmaceuticals at SAICM ICCM4 (28/09/2015)

Prenatal exposure to phthalate DEHP affects development of baby boys (19/02/2015)

Sustainable healthcare in 2015: What to expect from HCWH Europe (14/01/2015)


2014

Joint Intervention at SAICM Open Ended Working Group meeting (15/12/2014)

Demands for an EDC-free Europe in open letter to President Juncker (21/11/2014)

Registration now open for webinar on EDCs in healtcare (28/08/2014)

EU experts unable to agree on EDC threshholds approach (01/08/2014)

Protection of environment & health must be at the centre of EDC governance in Europe (23/06/2014) 

Expressions of interest for consultancy services on safer alternatives to phthalates and Bisphenol A in medical devices (19/05/2014)

Dutch report reveals millions of syringes are leaching BPA and BADGE (24/03/2014)

Europe needs to increase its effort to reduce cancer rates through changes in environmental policies (04/02/2014)


2013

Victory in the European Parliament for the ban of hazardous chemicals in medical devices (22/10/2013)

ENVI Committee supports the phase out of hazardous chemicals in medical devices (26/09/2013)

European healthcare professionals and patient groups want to end the use of hazardous chemicals in devices (10/09/2013)

HCWH Europe launches Declaration on Safer Medical Devices (27/06/13)

Minor Victories Offer Hope for Public Health (24/06/2013)

Increasing momentum for Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals (EDCs): relevant actions at EU level (09/04/2013)

Towards a European healthcare that does no harm to citizens and the environment (22/03/2013)

European Parliament calls for effective legislation to minimize risks from endocrine disruptors (13/03/2013)

The European Parliament calls for better protection of human health from Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals (EDCs) (23/01/2013)


2012

France's important move towards phasing out phthalates in Medical Devices (13/10/2012)