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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...

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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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Chemical producer to pay $1.4m penalty for US law violations

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Justice have announced that Dover Chemical Corporation has agreed to pay $1.4 million in civil penalties for the unauthorised manufacture of chemical substances. The settlement resolves violations of the US Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) pre-manufacture notice obligations for its production of various chlorinated paraffins. Dover Chemical produces the vast majority of the chlorinated products sold in the United States.

Read more at the US EPA website