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Zero pollution in drinking water: endocrine disrupting chemicals on new watch list of pollutants

Drinking water across the EU will have to be monitored more closely for the potential presence of two endocrine disrupting compounds (beta-estradiol and nonylphenol) throughout the whole water supply chain. As required by EU rules on drinking water in force since last year, the Commission established today a first ‘watch list’ of emerging compounds to monitor and address if needed.

Endocrine disrupting compounds are a mixed group of chemicals of varying structure that can interfere with physiological and biochemical processes in the human body.

Please read the original article and EU guidance