ChemSec launch the Textile Guide

ChemSec launch the Textile Guide - A new tool to tackle chemicals in textiles

Up until now brand owners and other companies in the textile sector had to invest a lot of money in chemical expertise in order to produce toxic...

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For a world free of hazardous chemicals

A catalyst for change

ChemSec - bridging the gap between regulators, business, investors, NGOs and science

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A well-functioning authorisation process drives innovation

The authorisation process

Find the latest updates for ChemSec's authorisation work

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28 new SIN List chemicals to start acting on

28 new SIN chemicals to start acting on

Additional 28 chemicals identified as Substances of Very High Concern and included on the SIN List

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Our new tool SINimilarity

SINimilarity

Search among 80,000 chemicals to find out if they are similar to the chemicals on the SIN List!

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Financial investors taking action

Sustainable investments avoiding hazardous chemicals

Concrete tools for investors wanting to avoid the risks of investing in high concern chemicals

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Chevron Fined $8 Billion for Amazon Pollution After Almost 20 Years of Legal Battles

"A court in Ecuador has fined US oil giant Chevron 8.6 billion US dollars for polluting a large part of the country's Amazon region. The oil firm Texaco, which merged with Chevron in 2001, was accused of dumping billions of gallons of toxic materials into unlined pits and Amazon rivers. Campaigners say crops were damaged and farm animals killed, and that local cancer rates increased."

Read more at the BBC website