Environment ministers have called for an early warning system for chemical risks, an action plan on endocrine disruptors, and again demanded the European Commission produce an overdue 'strategy for a non-toxic environment'.
These were among a raft of measures called for in a document titled 'Towards a Sustainable Chemicals Policy Strategy of the Union' at an EU Council summit in Luxembourg on Wednesday.
The push for a more coherent system of chemicals regulation received the broad backing of ministers in a public debate before the summit conclusions were adopted.
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