74 percent of substances where a concern for human health and the environment has been demonstrated has not received any regulatory follow-up to control the risk and are still allowed on the EU market, says new report.
Member States in the European Union are described as “captured states, allowing corporate interests to malignly influence their decisions” in a new report by the research and campaign group Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO).
Tolerable intakes for PFAS could be much lower than scientists previously thought. EFSA’s scientific panel recommends lowering these levels drastically, indicating that the presence of PFAS in the food chain is a big problem to human health.
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) stated that the phthalate DEHP should be identified as an endocrine disruptor (EDC) for the environment in a ruling on January 23, 2019.
The home improvement company Kingfisher pledges to phase out three well-known groups of hazardous chemicals – phthalates, PFCs and halogenated flame retardants – by 2025.
This webinar looks at the current facts surrounding the “Innovation Principle” and puts it all in perspective.
Last year we saw the finalisation of the phase in registration process in REACH. In May, the last registration deadlines expired, officially ending the phase-in period. So what have the costs amounted to?
ChemSec and its partner organisations are continuing the fight against the use of two chemicals of high concern in paints.
The turn of the year is approaching fast and all over the world media outlets are reviewing the year that went by.
Who says chemicals can’t be interesting? Not us, anyway.
So without further ado, here’s ChemSec’s year in review, listing some memorable events of 2018.