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ICCA: UN report fails to meet 'scientific work standards'

5:10 AM MST | February 21, 2013 | Francinia Protti-Alvarez

The International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA; Brussels) has objected to the findings of the recently published World Health Organization-United Nations Environment Programme (WHO-UNEP) report on endocrine disruptors and disease. "The WHO-UNEP report suggests that several effects on human health are linked to environmental exposure to chemicals without proof of a causal relationship, ignoring the important role played by other factors such as lifestyle," ICCA says in a statement. Chemical substances undergo rigorous scientific scrutiny of...

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