The aims of the Chemical Strategy to phase out ALL substances of very high concern from all consumer products gave us that “wow” feeling. Now it’s up to the European Commission to put words into action and start delivering on that sentiment, using the tools we already have.
What are people searching for when using the SIN List? Here are the 10 “most wanted” hazardous chemicals that SIN List users are particularly interested in.
Of 40,000 personal care products, more than 6,000 contain at least one ingredient from the SIN List.
Responding to the surge in online shopping amidst health concerns, the Clearya safe shopping app expands to warn online shoppers of unsafe ingredients, based on ChemSec’s renowned ‘SIN List’
After having described our methodology behind this move in the scientific journal “Nature Nanotechnology”, two critical opinion pieces and one editorial appeared in the next volume.
During the last ten years or so, Bisphenol A, or BPA for short, has arguably become the “poster child” for hormone-disrupting chemicals in everyday products. Lately, we have been asked by both companies and regulators if there is a “next BPA” to keep track of.
We believe there is one such chemical: melamine.
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Today, chemical specialist organisation ChemSec reveals the latest additions of industrial chemicals on its so-called SIN List – a compilation of over 900 toxic chemicals that should be avoided in the global supply chain.
Recently, ECHA’s Member State Committee agreed to list GenX chemicals as Substances of Very High Concern (SVHCs). This marks the first time that chemicals are identified as SVHCs in part based on their mobility in the environment.
ChemSec invites you to the full-day event “Ready, Set, Substitute It Now!” in Brussels on November 14, 2019.