Industry group invokes Brexit threat to warn against new chemicals rules

The European Commission should not “change the rules” as part of its long-awaited Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability because of the risk of regulatory divergence between the UK and the EU after the Brexit transition period, according to chemicals lobby group Cefic.

by Simon Pickstone
Cefic head Marco Mensink told MEPs on the environment committee (pictured) that Brexit risked creating divergent chemicals regulation between the UK and EU. Image: Daina Le Lardic / European Union
Cefic head Marco Mensink told MEPs on the environment committee (pictured) that Brexit risked creating divergent chemicals regulation between the UK and EU. Image: Daina Le Lardic / European Union

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