Lawmakers Demand FDA Remove Hormone-Disrupting Chemicals From Medical Products

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By  Douglas Fischer

Six women in Congress are demanding federal regulators take steps to remove phthalates and other hormone-hijacking chemicals from medical products, especially IV bags and neonatal equipment.

Six women in Congress are demanding federal regulators take steps to remove phthalates and other hormone-hijacking chemicals from medical products, especially IV bags and neonatal equipment.

The U.S. has made “minimal progress” in reducing harmful exposures in the U.S. over the past 20 years — even as alternatives become available and other jurisdictions, notably Europe and California, take steps to reduce patient risk, say Reps. Katie Porter, Jackie Speier, Anna Eshoo, Lucille Roybal-Allard (all D-Calif.), Susan Wild (D-Pa.) and Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.).

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Via https://childrenshealthdefense.org/defender/fda-remove-hormone-disrupting-chemicals-medical-products/

1 thought on “Lawmakers Demand FDA Remove Hormone-Disrupting Chemicals From Medical Products

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