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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

Find the latest updates for ChemSec's authorisation work


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!


Financial investors taking action

Sustainable investments avoiding hazardous chemicals

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


Companies say REACH main driver for chemical compliance globally

In a Chemical Watch survey, companies have been asked which regulatory frameworks are the global drivers for chemical compliance. Ninety-two per cent of the survey participants highlighted REACH as the global driver, followed by about half of the participants also identifying the GHS for chemicals classification and labelling, the EU CLP Regulation and China's notification and registration rules for new substances as important drivers. Chemical Watch also state that most companies see chemical compliance activities growing over the next five years.

Read more at Chemical Watch