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Sex, lies and hazardous chemicals

Feature story | 4 May, 2006 at 2:00

What business does a chemical company have between your bedroom sheets? Should chemical companies be meddling with the protection of your health? Of course they should have no business in your sex life or personal health, but unfortunately the...

EU waters down chemicals reform

Feature story | 29 October, 2003 at 1:00

Important new laws in Europe have been announced this week to address the current flawed and inadequate rules governing chemicals harmful to health and the environment. While the new laws represent a step forward, heavy chemical industry lobbying...

Fatal Flaw: Effect thresholds and "adequate control" of risks: the fatal flaws in the...

Publication | 23 April, 2006 at 2:00

Preparation of the REACH (Registration, Evaluation and Authorisation of Chemicals) regulation on chemicals has reached a critical stage in Europe. Depending on how key elements of the legislative proposal are finalised, especially that on the...

Chemical additives in consumer products in Italy

Publication | 28 April, 2005 at 2:00

Technical note on the result of tests on consumer products in Italy for the presence of toxic chemicals.

Safer Chemicals Within Reach

Publication | 28 February, 2005 at 1:00

Using the Substitution Principle to drive Green Chemistry. Why Substitution in EU REACH chemical regulation will drive green solutions. Orginally published in 2003, updated in 2005.

Swimming in dangerous waters

Press release | 3 November, 2005 at 10:56

Man-made chemicals are contaminating the European eel, a species rapidly vanishing from lakes and rivers across Europe, according to a Greenpeace study published today.

Perfume - An Investigation of Chemicals in 36 Eaux de Toilette and Eaux de Parfum

Publication | 10 February, 2005 at 1:00

Wearing perfume exposes us to chemicals that can enter the body, aren't easily broken down and may have unwanted health effects.

Chemical footprints in human blood - the evidence

Publication | 17 November, 2004 at 1:00

Televisions, computers, toys, perfume, shampoos and T-shirts with plastisol prints: virtually every product contains hazardous chemicals. Yet these hazardous substances are not chemically bound to the products; they ‘leak’ from them and sooner or...

Determination of selective additives in consumer products

Publication | 1 April, 2004 at 2:00

Results of the tests for toxic chemicals in consumer products.

Man made chemicals in human blood

Publication | 1 November, 2004 at 1:00

Results of the blood test on volunteers in the Netherlands. The results show many industrial chemicals are present in the human body.

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