Hazard label on chemicals for consumers | Inspections in Norway: errors in 20% of inspected products

A nationwide inspection campaign with retailers making chemicals and biocides avaliable for comsumers was performed. For chemicals the hazard label was controlled. Approximately 850 chemicals were inspected and around 20% had some error or deficiency in the hazard label. For biocides it was controlled whether the biocide product had national approval from the Norwegian Environment Agency or if the active substance was approved by EU. Some illegal biocides were found.

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