ECETOC’s 21st Workshop Report has been published presenting the findings of a 2011 meeting in Florence on the risk assessment of endocrine disruptors. This workshop included discussions on the use of weight-of-evidence approaches for decision making, the human and population relevance of endocrine-related endpoints, the evaluation of lead toxic effects and specificity, and the use of potency to differentiate between endocrine disruptors.

European Centre for Ecotoxicology and Toxicology of Chemicals (2011). Risk assessment of endocrine disrupting chemicals. Workshop Report No. 21.

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