Researchers Urge Mandatory DNT Toxicity Testing For New Chemicals

December 2, 2021
Pediatric researchers are calling on EPA and other regulators to require sweeping chemical tests for developmental neurotoxicity (DNT), including making such steps mandatory for new substances to enter commerce, just as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released data showing increases in childhood autism since the turn of the century. “Governments should not allow new chemicals to enter the market unless they are tested for developmental neurotoxicity,” states a Nov. 30 perspective by 11 pediatric health researchers published...

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