Authors : van Ravenzwaay B, Dekant W, Vrijhof H
Publisher : Toxicology Letters 223(3):269-270. Doi 10.1016/j.toxlet.2013.10.006
- ? The editors of this special issue introduce the 8 papers on risk assessment of endocrine disrupting chemicals, for both human health and the environment.
- ? Endocrine disruption is a mode of action, not an end-point of toxicity.
- ? The development of the ECETOC approach to endocrine disrupting chemicals is described.
- ? There are no scientific reasons why the risk of endocrine disrupting chemicals should be assessed differently compared to other chemicals that have a threshold.
- Endocrine disruption;
- Risk assessment;
- Mode of action