A Comparative Perspective on the Statutory Regulation of Endocrine Disruptors between South Korea and India
The India Government should be regulated Endocrine Disruptors Substances (EDS) called environmental
hormones substances because Endocrine Disruptors Substances affect the reproductive systems of human beings and animals.
This paper examined to concentrate on three kinds of chemical material - bisphenol-A, nonylphenol, and phthalate - among the
70 blacklisted designated as environmental hormones by WWF and Stockholm Convention through comparative law study on
the regulation act of Endocrine Disruptors Substances in South Korea and India. This study shows the necessity of the
regulatory scheme on after understanding the current actual status of regulation on (EDS)status through news articles
reviewing of scientific research paper, the government data, and by using interdisciplinary approach method. Because India
Government does not regulate on the endocrine disruptor substances, based on the findings of this study, India government
should enhance the level of regulation to curb environmental hormone pollution through legal revisions.
Index Terms - BPA, Endocrine Disruptor, Environmental hormone, nonylphenol, and phthalate.