• February 12, 2019
  • WTO

Proposal for European Directive on the reduction of the impact of certain plastic products on the environment


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Title of document
Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the reduction of the impact of certain plastic products on the environment (65 page(s), in English)

Description
This proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council addresses certain plastic products to prevent and reduce their impact on the environment, in particular the aquatic environment, and on human health. Where alternatives are easily available and affordable, single-use plastic products will be banned from being placed on the Union market. For other products, the focus is on prevention measures, such as consumption reduction, marking requirements and product design requirements.

Notifying member: European Union

NotificationG/TBT/N/EU/642

Objective tag
Protection of human health or safety

Objective
Prevention and reduction of the impact on the environment, in particular the aquatic environment, and human health.

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Agency responsible
European Commission

Timing:

  • Submission: 11/02/2019
  • Reception: 12/02/2019
  • Distribution: 12/02/2019
  • Final date for comments: 13/04/2019
  • Proposed date of adoption: N/A

                   

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