Avoiding substances of concern is the very first step when implementing a safe and sustainable by design process, and chemical safety is a key criterion for sustainable products, according to the European Environment Agency (EEA). This is most welcome validation of facts that we at ChemSec have known and talked about for a long time.
The EEA recently published a briefing describing the need for a new approach to chemicals, in order to design safe and sustainable products. The briefing has been produced to further emphasize the need for a wider and safer approach to the use of chemicals, which is also highlighted in the Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability.
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