This report has been written to provide an overview of a group of chemicals that is gaining more and more attention – phthalates. Without drowning you in details, it describes why, where and how phthalates are used and offers guidance on how to substitute them for safer alternatives.
This ChemSec publication highlights the piece that has been missing in the circular economy debate – hazardous chemicals. Designing and manufacturing products to be recycled is great, but without proper attention to chemicals, circular economy will never work.
The following companies and organisations represent a sample of stakeholders committed to circular economy. We urge the Commission to take their statements into consideration and to respect their needs.
This publication aims to explain the current challenges in the REACH Authorisation Process and recommend solutions that could be implemented without changing the existing regulatory framework.
The concept of hazard and risk is central to chemicals legislation; it provides the entire foundation for how to approach the regulation of chemicals.
How should companies start with chemicals management? Here's a straigthforward guide for those about to embark on the journey to reduce their toxic footprint.
In order to clarify uncertainties and increase predictability, a number of steps have been introduced to the process of legally identifying Substances of Very High Concern (SVHCs). Unfortunately, in ChemSec's view, these steps have significantly slowed down the population of the Candidate List.