‘Unenforceable’: ECHA rejects ban on nanoplastics

The difficulty of detecting microplastics smaller than 100 nanometres in mixtures and products justified their omission from a proposed ban on deliberately adding microplastics to products sold in Europe, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) said on Wednesday.

by Robert Hodgson
A worker lays artificial turf for a football stadium, August 2019. Photo: Costfoto / Barcroft Media / Getty Image
A worker lays artificial turf for a football stadium, August 2019. Photo: Costfoto / Barcroft Media / Getty Image

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