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Pure Appl. Chem., 2003, Vol. 75, No. 11-12, pp. 2609-2611

Relevant activities for risk management of endocrine disruptors in Japanese government agencies

S. Oikawa and M. Matsumoto

Chemical Management Policy Division, Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry, 1-3-1 Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8901, Japan

Abstract: Similar to other countries, issues concerning endocrine disruptors have been attracting people's attention, as well as concerns, in Japan. Consequently, relevant ministries have been conducting several activities and projects. A summary of the current activities related to endocrine disruptors being conducted by Japanese government agencies is provided in this paper.