Tag Archives: endocrine disruptors

To eat or not to eat TUNA

Judging by a recent study on canned tuna you might need to rethink your tuna sandwich. Are you going to carry on eating tuna and go for the cans without bisfenol A – BPA. Unfortunately there are other risks to take into account. When it comes to tuna they come big. Tuna grow fat on all the

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The EU-commission evaded the law on EDCs

The EU has been caught breaking the law by failing to publish a definition for ‘endocrine disrupting chemicals’ known as EDCs – the chemicals that affect our hormones and used in many every day products. The EU’s regulation on biocidal products (substances that are intended to destroy risks but that can also have a harmful

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Helping to stop use of endocrine disruptors EDCs

Minute amounts of hormones can have huge effects and so exposures to very low levels of hormone disrupting chemicals (EDCs) can cause great harm. EDCs like phthalates are chemicals that are used to prolong the scent in perfume so that its pleasant fragrance stays around a long time. Or to keep plastics or nailpolish soft

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What is the sum of your beauty products?

Most people have probably used some type of beauty product/ hygiene product, many people use it daily. Do you know what your beauty products contain then? Do you think of how many you use daily? Many beauty products available on the market today contain chemicals that are not good for us. It may be, for

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vinyl gloves’ be or not to be

Visiting my locally grocery store. Waiting for help and happen to glance over the counter where they, among other things, serves hot dogs, selling lottery tickets, stamps and operate postal services. There is a box of powder free Vinyl Gloves. I know they still exists, but yet Im amazed. Even today, in our modern times, with

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