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New website to inform consumers about the benefits and risks of chemicals

12 April 2018

To mark World Consumer Rights Day, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has launched the ‘Chemicals in our life ’ dedicated website to raise awareness among consumers of...

Speech by State Secretary for Infrastructure and Water Management Stientje van Veldhoven on the Safe Chemicals Innovation Agend

29 March 2018
‘The quest for real alternatives to toxic substances has great societal relevance.

REACH 2018 isn’t the end of the road!

13 March 2018

The next and last deadline for REACH registration is scheduled for May 31st 2018. Nevertheless, this does not mean that chemical concerns will stop.

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236 substances shortlisted for possible regulatory action

23 January 2018

ECHA has selected 236 substances for further scrutiny by the Member State competent authorities in its annual screening exercise. The competent authorities will carry out a manual...

Return to work after cancer: what does science say?

23 November 2017

Around 1.6 million people of working age are diagnosed with cancer in Europe each year. Thanks to medical advancements, the number of cancer survivors is rising and...

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