Hormone disruptors

The chemicals in everyday products can disrupt your hormones.

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Everyday items like electronics, scented products, plastics, clothes, and food packaging contain hormone-disrupting chemicals. These chemicals have been connected to higher risks of cancer, infertility, ADHD, and obesity. People encounter these hormone-disrupting chemicals in their daily lives through common consumer products. In one study, 95% of tested people had chemicals that can reduce sperm count and quality in their bodies. This highlights the widespread exposure and health impacts associated with these chemicals.

References: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4626367/

https://www.fertilitysociety.com.au/wp-content/uploads/FSANZ-The-effects-of-environmental-chemicals-on-fertility-and-fecundity-April-2021.pdf

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Let’s not put the chemical crisis off to the next generation.

We call on policy makers in the EU to take action against toxic chemicals in our nature, air, water and bodies. We ask them to:

  • Fully implement the European Union’s promises on its Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability to ensure a toxic-free Europe by 2030
  • A special focus must be to fix the outdated chemicals control law, REACH, to ensure the fast track banning of the most harmful chemicals in consumer products
  • Fully implement the European Union’s action plan to phase out PFAS, including support and facilitate the universal ban of PFAS as well as banning PFAS in sectoral legislations such as toys, cosmetics, packaging and food contact materials.
  • Aid communities affected by forever chemical pollution and ensure thorough monitoring, remediation, ground sanitation, health and other plans in response to their needs. Make polluting PFAS manufacturers and related companies accountable for these.

This petition is done together with several European environmental organisations.