Chemicals, 26 Apr 2017

KEMI, Swedish Chemical Agency, http://www.kemi.se/en The website covers rules and regulations, databases.  Under consumer are helpful articles and interesting news, ex.

EU evaluates REACH chemical legislation

4/20/2017 During spring 2017, the European Commission is conducting a review of the REACH chemical legislation. The Swedish Chemicals Agency has submitted several proposals for how the legislation could be applied more effectively.”

See REACH, EU and UK counterpart, news, articles, and guidance. https://echa.europa.eu/addressing-chemicals-of-concern  and http://www.hse.gov.uk/reach/compauth.htm

Opinions and studies vary but one still needs to know these sources.

Heads up there are agencies with legal power, i.e. can enforce what they say via fines, imprisonment, disruption of an activity, etc.

There are also agencies, organizations, companies, etc that make recommendations.  For example, Bra Miljova http://www.naturskyddsforeningen.se/bra-miljoval/textil

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