Government Websites Relevant to EDCs

The list below is not comprehensive nor endorsed by EPF.  It is provided as a starting point for those interested in governmental activities related to EDCs.

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Computational Toxicology Data (USEPA)Open access, downloadable toxicology data including high-throughput screening, rapid exposure and dose information, animal toxicity, ecotoxicology.US Regulatory Database
Endocrine Disruptor Knowledge Base (EDKB)Resource for scientists to access endocrine activity data and foster the development of computational predictive toxicology modelsUS Regulatory Database
Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program (EDSP)Information about the EDSP, endocrine disruption, research, chemical screening and testing and regulations.US Regulatory Agency
Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program (EDSP)--Policies and RegulationsList of policies and regulations that established and impact the EDSPUS Regulatory Agency
EPA Rebuilds Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program to Better Assess Human Endocrine Effects of Pesticides (October 2023)USEPA announces release of a strategic plan to ensure its assessment of pesticides more efficiently and effectively evaluate the potential for endocrine effects in humans.US Regulatory Agency
Estrogens, Steroidal (Report on Carcinogens, Fifteenth Edition)Report on Carcinogens is published by National Toxicology ProgramNTP Document
European Commission --Strategy and Policy - Endocrine DisruptorsStrategy, policy, objectives of the European Union EU Agency
Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century ActAct amends the Toxic Substances Control Act.US Legislation
Guidance for the Indentification of Endocrine Disruptors in the Context of Regulations (EU) No 528/2012 and (EC) No 1107/2009 (ECHA/EFSA)Guidance that describes how to perform hazard identification for endocrine-disrupting properties by following the scientific criteria which are outlined in Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2017/2100 and Commission Regulation (EU) 2018/605 for biocidal products and plant protection products, respectively. EU Guidance Document
National Toxicology Program Source for toxicological information on endocrine disruptors. US Regulatory Agency
National Toxicology Program - Integrated Chemical Environment (ICE)Provides data and appropriate tools to support developpment and evaluation of new, revised, and alternative methods. Free online access to data sets and tools.US Regulatory Database
NIEHS Endocrine DisruptorsNIEHS research program in endocrine disruptors includes fact sheet, consensus statement.US Regulatory Agency
OECD Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationships Project {(Q)SARs]EU funded, this project has developed various outcomes such as the principles for validation of (Q)SAR models, QSAR Toolbox, and guidance documents.EU Agency
OECD Work Related to Endocrine DisruptersInformational website detailing OECD work on testing and assessment of endocrine disruptors. Links to guidance documents, test guidelines.EU Agency
Pesticide Registration (USEPA)Website provides information on pesticide registration process, laws, fees and exemptions, manuals.US Regulatory Agency
Summary of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic ActSection 408 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA) authorizes EPA to set tolerances, or maximum residue limits, for pesticide residues on foods.US Legislation
Toxic Substances Control - 15 USC Ch.53 TSCA as amended by Lautenberg ActUS Legislation
Understanding REACH (ECHA)European Chemicals Agency explains EU regulation REACH, how it works and effect on companiesEU Agency
Understanding the Principles of REACH (NSF)National Science Foundation provides an overview of European regulation REACH; how it is used at NSF and how it applies to NSF registration or certification of products.EU Agency
USEPA Summary of the Toxic Substances Control ActSummary of TSCA, amendments and history of the ActUS Legislation