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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...


A well-functioning authorisation process drives innovation

The authorisation process

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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


Our new tool SINimilarity


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


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Sustainable investments avoiding hazardous chemicals

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Industry-led competition gives more sustainable carpet sector: Desso goes cradle-to-cradle

"Who would have imagined that the humble carpet tile would become a hotbed of innovation on the road to a more sustainable future? – Zero impact means a rethink of the entire business model from R&D to manufacturing to marketing and selling but, says Desso's CEO, it's worth it. He recognises that the cradle to cradle system has yet to gain mainstream recognition but he points to more interest in the last couple of years as companies recognise that they need to reduce their impact on resources."

Read more at the Guardian website