Industry demands pause on rollout of hazardous waste database

A coalition of 40 manufacturing industry organisations has urged the European Commission to put the brakes on a new EU chemicals database requiring suppliers selling products containing hazardous substances to provide extra information about their makeup.

by James Agyepong-Parsons
Battery manufacturers were among those urging a pause to the rollout of the database (Photo by CHRISTOF STACHE/AFP via Getty Images)
Battery manufacturers were among those urging a pause to the rollout of the database (Photo by CHRISTOF STACHE/AFP via Getty Images)

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