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

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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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Study on how companies are using the SIN List and work with Restricted Substance Lists

The study Protecting Consumers and the Environment: A Comparison of Approaches to Developing Restricted Substance Lists by Makers of ‘Stuff We All Use’ highlights three progressive companies, Sony Ericsson, Sara Lee and Skanska, all participants in the ChemSec Business Group.

The purpose of the study is to analyze and better understand the processes by which restricted substance lists are developed within progressive companies in different business sectors, and to learn how an externally created list such as the SIN List can aid downstream users in restricting hazardous chemicals in their products and supply chains. The study builds on in-depth interviews with senior sustainability management representatives from three international downstream user companies.

 

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Full report Protecting Consumers and the Environment: A Comparison of Approaches to Developing Restricted Substance Lists by Makers of ‘Stuff We All Use’