Act now for a safer future!

Publication - July 1, 2003
A citizen's guide to responding to the Commission's consultation on a new chemicals policy

Author: Greenpeace, WWF, EEB, FoE

Executive summary: The EU is now part way through the process of creating new laws to regulate the production and use of chemicals – new laws that are needed in order to properly protect us from the hazards posed by chemicals, for example contamination of our bodies and wildlife. The Commission has drafted text for a new regulation implementing the new system called REACH (Registration, Evaluation and Authorization of CHemicals), and is now inviting comments on its ideas in an internet consultation.

Num. pages: 8