Ministers tell Brussels to strengthen chemical regulation

Eight European countries will urge the incoming European Commission to beef up EU chemicals legislation by further regulating nanomaterials and endocrine disrupting substances

Eight European countries will urge the incoming European Commission to beef up EU chemicals legislation by further regulating nanomaterials and endocrine disrupting substances.

The initiative by Denmark is backed by Sweden, Belgium, France, the Netherlands, Germany, Austria and Norway.

In a letter to the new environment and industry commissioners, the countries will call for the REACH chemicals law to be made “more effective” and for exposure to endocrine disruptors to be reduced.

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