Category Archives: glyphosate

NEWS ABOUT GLYPHOSATE

13 August 2019 Glyphosate issues have been discussed in previous News articles from November 2015, June 2016 and May 2017. Glyphosate Glyphosate is the active substance in broad-spectrum herbicides, which were introduced in 1974, and since have become the most commonly and intensively used herbicides worldwide, and they are used in increasing rate. Also in…
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Glyphosate: Harmless Tool or Sneaky Poison?

  On Wednesday, May 10, 2017,  the  possible negative effect on human health of the famous herbicide, glyphosate, was debated by leading experts at a public meeting in the European Parliament Building in Brussels. Glyphosate The meeting was organised by: Pavel Poc, Vice-Chair of the ENVI Committee of the European Parliament, the European Association for…
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Glyphosate found in human urine, beers and wine

The annual meeting of environment and health was held last week in Copenhagen with the title: "Chemicals in the body". Among others it was reported that a not yet published study from the University of Copenhagen had found glyphosate in all samples of human urine analysed. It shows that everybody is exposed. We have known…
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ECHA propose a change of glyphosate’s classification and labelling

The European Chemical Agency, ECHA, has launched a 45-days long public consultation on an ammended harmonised classification and labelling proposals for the herbicide Glyphosate.  The deadline for comments is 18 July 2016. Glyphosate (ISO); N-(phosphonomethyl)glycine (CAS 213-997-49, EC 1071-83-6) is currently classified in Annex VI to the EU CLP Regulation as: Eye Dam. 1, H318…
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