Commission faces legal challenge over green light for ‘toxic’ paints

The European Commission is facing a legal challenge following a decision to permit a Canadian company to use paints containing “toxic pigments” in the EU

The European Commission is facing a legal challenge following a decision to permit a Canadian company to use paints containing “toxic pigments” in the EU.

Dominion Colour Corporation (DCC) was given the green light for six non-consumer uses of two lead pigments – sulfochromate yellow and lead chromate molybdate sulfate red (also known as Pigment Yellow 34 and Pigment Red 104).

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