CJEU overrules lead chromates authorisation

The Court of Justice of the European Union has banned the use of two substances used for road marking paints that are considered harmful to human health and the environment

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has banned the use of two substances used for road marking paints that are considered harmful to human health and the environment.

The court’s Tribunal of the EU, which deals with disputes between EU institutions, ruled that an earlier European Commission decision to authorise uses of lead sulphochromate yellow and lead chromate molybdate red was unlawful.

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