Chemical of the Month: Formaldehyde

By Toxicologist Ewa Daniel   What is it Formaldehyde is a chemical that can be found both in nature and most living systems including humans as well as found synthetic made as an aqueous solution. It can be used in many different types of products from paint, impregnation agents, glue, coating, fillers, plasters, modeling clay, […]

Salicylic acid – news regarding hormone disrupters

By Kristina Vile In relation to a research project for Danish Center for Hormonforstyrrende Stoffer – several scientists from DTU Fødevareinstituttet have gone through existing lists from different authorities and NGO’s with more than 7000 ingredients with hormone-disrupting effects. After an assessment, which included the amount of collected data of each ingredient, 172 were chosen […]