Planned EU rules would have barred many microplastics and PFAS, says Commission official

The European Commission wants to strike the right balance as it develops new chemical hazard categories to prevent harmful products reaching the market, rather than reacting once they pose a threat to health and the environment, a senior official has said.

by Robert Hodgson

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